GBC consultation on Climate Change, Sustainable Design, Construction and Energy SPD

Guildford Borough Council (GBC) has opened its consultation into the Draft Climate Change, Sustainable Design, Construction and Energy Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) 2024. The consultation runs until midday 9 August 2024.

The SPD provide detailed guidance on how the Guildford Borough Council will apply planning policy when determining planning applications. The draft SPD provides detailed formal guidance on adopted Local Plan policies that deal with:

  • climate change mitigation
  • climate change adaptation
  • sustainable design and construction
  • low and zero carbon energy

To find out more information and to respond to the consultations, please visit the consultation homepage at Please use the ‘Online comments form’ to respond to the consultation.
Alternatively, you can let GBC know your views by:

If you respond by email or mail, please tell GBC which part (page, section or paragraph) each comment refers to.
You can view printed copies of the SPD during the consultation period at the main reception at the Council offices at Millmead, and in all Guildford borough libraries during usual opening hours.

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