Sustainability Appraisal is a requirement for Local Development Plans under the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. The goal of the Sustainability Appraisal is to ensure the Plan contributes to the achievement of Sustainable Development. The Sustainability Appraisal of the Local Development Plan incorporates a Strategic Environmental Assessment in accordance with European Union Directive 2001/42/EC.
The Final Sustainability Appraisal Report to accompanies the adopted Local Development Plan.
The appendices to the Sustainability Appraisal are unchanged since submission:
Final Appropriate Assessment Report to accompany the adopted Local Development Plan.
The Habitats Regulations Screening Report and its appendices, and the appendices to the Appropriate Assessment Report can be found under the Habitat Regulations Assessment for Submission.