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East Dunbartonshire Council

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… that all its activities contribute to the statutory duty wherever possible. It also works with key partners to prepare and deliver the LBAP and to develop a clear vision for the green network within East Dunbartonshire. The land use planning system is a key means through which a Council can influence its local natural environment by ensuring that the need to further the conservation of biodiversity…

… is reflected in development plans and development management decisions, and by seeking benefits for biodiversity from new developments, including the restoration of degraded habitats. The role of the land use planning system in protecting and enhancing biodiversity is reflected in Scottish Planning Policy (SPP). The potential influence of the land use planning system on sustainability is well documented…

…, with SPP 2014 setting sustainability as one of two principal policies. The particular relevance of land use to climate change mitigation and adaptation is highlighted in the Land Use Strategy for Scotland, which is currently being updated. Progress and Achievements So Far The Council produced its first Biodiversity Duty Delivery Report in 2015, covering the period January 2012-December 2014…


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