Supplementary Planning Documents

Sustainable Development SPD

The Sustainable Development SPD was adopted on 7 April 2015. It covers various aspects of delivering sustainable development through the planning system, dealing with sustainable design and construction, energy, waste management, water resources and drainage. It provides detailed guidance and supporting information for the public, developers, planners, architects and other agents in submitting and considering planning applications.

The SPD also includes chapters on commercial solar photovoltaics, commercial onshore wind, combined heat and power, anaerobic digestion, biomass, hydroelectric and microgeneration.

Sustainable Development SPD documents