Derbyshire Dales District Council

Year: 2015 - ongoing
Location: Derbyshire, England, UK
Sector: Local Government
Service delivered: Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulations Assessment

ClearLead have been commissioned by the Council to undertake the SA and HRA of the revised Local Plan. This contract follows a decision to withdraw the Local Plan from Examination in order that the full Objectively Assessed Need (OAN) for housing within the Derbyshire Dales in the plan period 2006-2028 should be reconsidered.

Work has commenced on the sustainability appraisal Scoping Report and habitats regulations assessment which involve the collation of sustainability baseline data for the District and information about European sites which could be affected by the revised Local Plan. The scoping report will define the scope of the sustainability appraisal, based on the key sustainability issues affecting the District. The next step will be to assess and screen potential allocation sites using GIS and present the findings within a report for public consultation.