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Barker Review of Land Use Planning: SDC Response

Classification:Local Government, SDC Response, Housing and Regeneration
Document type:SDC Reports & Papers
Download:Barker-Review-of-Land-Use-Planning.pdf - 134 KB
Summary:imageThe SDC response to the call for evidence for the Barker Review of Land Use and Planning. The response comprises 3 sections:

- Examining the relationship between sustainable development and planning
- Discussion of two broad concerns arising from the call for evidence
- Consideration of the specific issues and challenges that we believe the review will need to take into account
Recommendations:• Planning for sustainablility should assess and provide for needs rather than just meet demands.
• The Barker review should recognise that sustainable development is the core principle underpinning planning.
• The review will need to take into acount the full importance of the planning system in protecting and enhancing the environment.
• The review should assess how climate change, public health and transport issues can be addressed through the planning system.

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