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Durham County Council

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… must install low carbon heating systems. There is no requirement to look at embedded emissions in construction. Laying foundations Actions for 2030 New buildings are carbon neutral and climate resilient, with all partners working together to enable high quality sustainable development. Construction has moved to modern methods of construction and away from carbon intensive materials…

… will be built up to 2035. It includes policies on sustainable design which states that new development needs to go beyond minimum standards by 10%. Setting targets beyond government and County Durham Plan policy for new development has very limited scope unless a review of the County Durham Plan is conducted, but even then it is likely that National Policy will have to be adhered to. Key Highlights • New…

sustainable design standards for new development in the County. The County Durham Plan (the strategic planning document for County Durham) sets down a range of requirements to ensure this, including for example larger non-residential schemes must build to the Building Research Establishment’s BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating, a system that assess how well building are built and will perform in terms of energy…

… - 13 01. Heat Decarbonisation 15 - 21 02. New Development 23 - 27 03. Transport and Connectivity 29 - 35 04. Electricity 37 - 43 05. Business and Skills 45 - 51 06. Procurement and Waste 53 - 59 07. Land and sustainable food Production 61 - 67 08. Natural Environment 69 - 77 09. Adaptation 79 - 87 10. Engagement, Education, and Behavioural Change 89 - 95 Emergency Response Plan (CERP) 96 - 97…

… strong local economy will support sustainable and highly skilled jobs. • Rural communities will be connected, supported and sustainable. • There will be almost zero waste in a circular economy. • Our residents and businesses will be safe from the worst impacts of extreme weather events that currently threaten us. The vision is built on 4 key principles that underpin the approach we are taking…

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