Sustainability Appraisals

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Sustainability Appraisal, Enfusion.

The Sustainability Appraisal assists in promoting a sustainable approach to development through an on going dialogue and assessment process during the preparation of Development Plan documents. Whilst Strategic Environmental Assessment specifically considers the potential impacts of planning proposals on the environment and is a requirement of European legislation.  In England, the Sustainability Appraisal and Strategic Environmental Assessment processes are dealt with in an integrated manner affording environmental, social and economic issues the same level of consideration in the Sustainability Appraisal process.

September 2015

Sustainability Appraisal (SA) Addendum

Habitats Regulation Assessment

September 2014

Sustainability Appraisal

Habitat Regulations Assessment

July 2013

SWDP Sustainability Appraisal addendum Report ( July 2013)

November 2012

Sustainability Appraisal

Habitat Regulations Assessment

July 2012

SWDP Sustainability Appraisal  Report (Integrated Appraisal)
Appendix I: SA Consultation Responses
Appendix II: SA of Significant Changes 
Appendix III: Plans & Programmes & Baseline Update

September 2011

Sustainability Appraisal Non-Technical Summary 2011 (0.17MB)
SWDP Sustainability Appraisal  Report Integrated Appraisal 2011  (1.19MB)
Habitats Regulations Assessment Report 2011 (0.56MB)

August 2008

Sustainability Report 2008 (1.4 MB)
Habitats Regulations Assessment Screening Report 2008 (1 MB)

June 2007

South Worcestershire Joint Core Strategy Sustainability Appraisal – Scoping Report 2007
South Worcestershire Joint Core Strategy Sustainability Appraisal Report- October 2007