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Harborough District Council

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… practice What we hope to do: Influence Strategic growth plan to be ambitious on reducing carbon Develop robust guidance for developers and houseowners in the form of Supplementary Guidance (SPG) to provide clear direction on planning and development issues. Work with partners to mitigate effect of climate change on flood-risk. Review of the Local Plan to be advised by further evidence of climate…

… change impacts and opportunities to reduce emissions   The Council commits to working in partnership to promote resilient natural systems that will help to reduce the impacts of climate change.  We realise we are not able to avoid all the changes that Climate Change will cause. It is important to ensure that natural systems can be used to increase the resilience to flooding and that biodiversity…

… is promoted. Tree planting and sensitive land-use will also help to offset climate emissions. What we have done so far: Worked in partnership with Catchment Partnerships in conjunction with the Environment Agency to promote natural flood management Using Section 106 funds (a developer’s financial contribution to projects related to a new development which invests in improvements to the local area…

… critical spaces for biodiversity improvements Develop guidance for developers Promote Natural Flood Management projects in catchment areas Promote best practice in Sustainable Drainage Design Show all services Planning Jobs…


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