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Air Quality Supplementary Planning Document (SPD): Consultation closing on 20 November 2020

October 24, 2020 7:59 PM
By Rugby Lib Dems

Notice on Ashlawn Road (4 March 2015)Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 Air Quality Supplementary Planning Document (SPD): Consultation closing on 20 November 2020

Rugby Borough Council is consulting on a planning document to support the Local Plan 2019.

Comments are being sought on the draft Air Quality Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), which aims to provide guidance to support Policy HS5 of the Local Plan and explain the consideration of air quality impacts associated with development proposals. A key purpose of the SPD relates to the mitigation of impacts of air quality, and providing clarity to developers as to how the policy requirements can translate into acceptable mitigation.

The draft SPD complements the Local Plan and is intended to be used by planners and applicants/agents/investors/developers, in conjunction with the policies of the Local Plan. The SPD will be a material consideration in the determining of future planning applications on the site.

Copies of the Air Quality SPD are available at:

https://www.rugby.gov.uk/info/20028/having_your_say/114/current_consultations/4

A revised Statement of Community Involvement has been produced in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This is available at:

https://www.rugby.gov.uk/downloads/file/2642/updated_and_amended_guidance_to_the_statement_of_community_involvement_in_response_to_the_coronavirus_pandemic

Please note that we are unable to make hard copies available to view in the Council's offices and libraries at this time. However, where people are unable to view documents online they can request hard copies to be posted by calling 01788 533735.

This SPD consultation began on the 9th March. The consultation was due to end on Friday April 20th. However, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the closure of the consultation was put on hold. The consultation will now be kept open for a further four weeks, closing on Friday 20th November.

If you submitted a response during the 9th March-20th April period you do not need to resubmit your response.

Representations can be made in the following ways:

By email:

localplan@rugby.gov.uk

By letter:

Development Strategy

Rugby Borough Council

Evreux Way

Town Hall

Rugby

CV21 2RR