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Local Plan - frequently asked questions

How does the Plan address the Borough's declared climate change emergency?

The main modifications to be made to the Plan provide increased reference to how the policies of the Plan will assist the Council in respect of the declared climate change emergency. The main modifications also strengthen the Council's position with respect to providing compensatory measures in the remaining Green Belt to mitigate Green Belt release elsewhere.

Together, these policies provide a strong framework to ensure environmental matters are taken into account along with the delivery of development in the Borough over the Plan period.