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Environmental Building Design Standards

This paper seeks agreement to approve the output of the proposed environmental building design standards which will set the standard for future developments and retrofit of housing schemes across the county. At Cabinet on 26 November 2020 the decision was taken on how the council would progress the delivery of net carbon zero affordable housing across the county over the coming years.


Cabinet also approved the appointment of an independent expert to advise on building housing to maximise the environmental benefits to meet the council’s climate emergency responsibilities.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2021

Decision due: 16 September 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member housing, regulatory services and community

Lead director: Chief finance officer

Department: Economy and Place (Historic)

Contact: Robert Barton, Interim Director of Development Email:


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