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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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… Key actions 2021/22 Challenges / opportunities THEME: BUILT AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT Summary: The Rotherham Local Plan Core Strategy review recognises the continuing challenges of climate change and the need to move towards a net zero carbon approach with climate change a continuous theme throughout the strategy. Planning • A series of supplementary planning documents (SPDs) relevant…

… to climate change (e.g. Air Quality and Emissions; Equal and Healthy Communities) were introduced in June 2020. Partial update to the Local Plan Core Strategy, ensuring relevant climate issues (e.g. flood risk) continue to be considered in determining the amount and broad location of new development. Given the wide-ranging effect of planning policy on the built environment, updates to the Local…

… Plan must balance NZ30 and NZ40 commitments against competing targets and commitments. However, more sustainable planning can unlock opportunities in other areas such as economic development and community wellbeing. Introduction of further SPDs relevant to climate change – SPDs can elaborate on Local Plan policies, giving developers additional technical guidance, speeding up applications…

… and resulting in better quality development for the community and environment. Five further draft SPDs relating to climate change are programmed for 2021: - Natural Environment - Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and Parking Standards - Green Spaces - Soils - Trees Priority area Key progress 2020/21 Key actions 2021/22 Challenges / opportunities Green spaces and trees • Creation of a Tree…

…. The Council will continue to play an active role regionally and nationally to promote the climate agenda. Influencing regional and national strategic approach towards decarbonisation offers benefits for action at a local level. Procurement • Development of approach to Social Value, the framework of which provides a basis to further integrate emissions into procurement. Develop emission…

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