A City with a sustainable future

Vision
Ensuring that developments meet current needs without limiting the ability of future generations to meet their needs. All new development will contribute to a long-term sustainable future for Durham City by ensuring a satisfactory balance among environmental, social and economic outcomes.

Objectives

  1. To ensure that sites approved for development will promote sustainable development
  2. To ensure that buildings approved for development will promote sustainable development

Planning Policies

  • Policy S1: Sustainable Development Requirements of All Development and Redevelopment Sites
  • Policy S2: Sustainable Development Requirements of All New Building Developments Including Renovations and Extensions

Conveners: John Lowe and David Miller

One Response to A City with a sustainable future

  1. John Pacey says:

    As regards this Vision,which is vital to the quality of life in Durham in future,Durham must have, amongst other things
    1.robust and enduring green-belt protection,with an inner-edge clearly delineated and protected from erosion,and

    2.modern infrastructure matched appropriately to its population size

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