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East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

Dear Residents

We have been provided with the following information

Climate Change Draft SPD consultation – May 2022 – Have Your Say

East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Climate Change Supplementary
Planning Document (SPD) is now open for comments from residents,
businesses, organisations and others.

The Climate Change SPD seeks to help the planning system achieve
development which has a lower impact on the climate and to encourage
developers to help mitigate the impacts of climate change.

The SPD can’t introduce new policy, but it can help to define how existing
policies in the Local Plan will be interpreted in the light of East Staffordshire
declaring both a climate change and nature recovery emergency over the
past year.

The guidance includes practical suggestions to help developers:
 Reduce carbon dioxide emissions by ensuring new development proposals
incorporate sustainability measures
 Reduce energy demand in buildings by encouraging developers to look for
wider energy efficient improvements, which should also cut heating costs
 Incorporate renewable energy technology into new developments, and when
altering existing buildings wherever possible

The consultation on the SPD will run for six weeks from 9am Wednesday
4th May to 5pm Friday 17thJune 2022

Please make any comments to:

The Climate Change SPD can be viewed at:

A copy of the SPD can be viewed by appointment at East Staffordshire
Borough Council, The Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton upon Trent,
DE14 2EB between the hours of 9am – 3pm.

Appointments must be made before visiting by emailing or by phone
on 01283 508 000

A copy of the SPD has also been made available to the library at Burton
upon Trent and Uttoxeter for public viewing