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Thurrock Council

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… Local Plan for Thurrock. Introduction The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) (2019) sets out that the planning system has three overarching objectives in achieving sustainable development. The third of these, the environmental objective, includes “to mitigate and adapt to climate change, including moving to a low-carbon economy”. The NPPF goes further to provide a dedicated…

energy and supported infrastructure.” To achieve this, the NPPF sets out a number of planning policy objectives on, for example, resilience and vulnerability of new development, the use and supply of renewable and low carbon energy, and management of flood risk, as well as how local planning authorities can support local initiatives for renewable and low carbon energy generation. In line…

… section to meeting the challenges of climate change, including flooding and coastal change, stating that the planning system should “shape places in ways that contribute to radical reductions to greenhouse gas emissions, minimise vulnerability and increase resilience; encourage the reuse of existing resources, including the conversion of existing buildings; and support renewable and low carbon

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