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Guildford Borough Council

Draft Climate Change, Sustainable Design, Construction and Energy Supplementary Planning Document

Climate Change SPD Cover AWK-11F4ST2Guildford Borough Council has produced a Draft Climate Change, Sustainable Design, Construction and Energy Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

The draft SPD provides detailed formal guidance on adopted Local Plan policies that deal with climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable design and construction, and the provision of low and zero carbon energy. 


The draft SPD can be found below under 'Documents'. Paper copies will be available to view at the Council office main reception at Millmead and in all Guildford borough libraries (during usual opening hours) throughout the consultation period.

We have also provided a list of questions covering matters that we are specifically inviting comments about.

For information purposes, the Initial Consultation Statement is also available to view below. However, this does not form part of the consultation and comments on this document will not be accepted.

Please respond to this consultation through the online comments form below. Alternatively, you can email or write to us using the details at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you clearly state the page, paragraph or figure to which each of your comments relates.

After the consultation we will publish your comment with your name, but will not publish personal details such as your email or postal address. We will not accept anonymous comments. We will also publish a final Consultation Statement identifying main issues raised and our response to these. The SPD will then be finalised and taken to Executive for adoption.

The consultation will be open from 12:00 midday Friday 28 February to 12:00 midday Monday 30 March 2020. Comments submitted outside of this period will not be accepted.


  • Opened
    28 Feb 2020 at 12:00
  • Closed
    30 Mar 2020 at 12:00
  • Response Published
    28 Sep 2020

Summary of Results

Consultation Documents


Contact Information Email:
Tel: 01483 444 471
Planning Policy
Guildford Borough Council
Millmead House