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Burnley Borough Council

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… planning permission. 3.16 Climate Change is identified as one of the “Key Issues and Challenges” and reflected in the Plan’s Objectives, in particular Objective 1: Delivering Sustainable Growth “To minimise the adverse impacts of climate change to support growth to meet the need for jobs, homes and services in the context of moving towards a low carbon economy and stemming population decline…

…. Growth will be managed so that its takes place in the most appropriate locations, promotes the re-use of previously developed land and buildings, energy efficiency and sustainable design; and encourages the use of decentralised and renewable or low carbon energy sources” (pg.29). 3.17 The Local Plan addresses climate change through a number of policies including those that seek to reduce…

… junction recently saw the completion of improvement works to reduce the incidents of standing traffic creating a more efficient traffic system. Burnley Climate Change Strategy 11 Objective 1B - support and improve sustainable transport provision The Issue 5.14 Walking, cycling and the use of public transport instead of private cars reduces overall…

… vehicles Burnley Council’s role 5.16 Both the borough and the county council have roles to play in supporting and improving sustainable transport provision. 5.17 Burnley Council, not being a ‘local highway authority’ does not have a direct role in the provision of public transport but works closely with the county council in developing its Local Transport Plan and any specific public…

….” (National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) para 152) 3.12 By law, Local Plans must include “policies designed to secure that the development and use of land in the local planning authority’s area contribute to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change”. 8 3.13 The NPPF Para 11 states that all Local Plans “should promote a sustainable pattern of development that seeks to: meet…

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