The soft launch of guidance from Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) on dealing with air quality within the land-use planning and development control processes.
The intended audience for this guidance is made up of air quality and planning officers within local authorities, and developers and consultants involved in the preparation of development proposals and planning applications.
The guidance sets out why air quality is an important consideration in many aspects of local authority spatial planning. It emphasises how good spatial planning can reduce exposure to air pollution, as well as providing other benefits of well-being to the wider community. It also emphasises the importance of applying good design and best-practice measures to all developments, to both reduce pollutant emissions and human exposure. It also provides guidance on how air quality considerations of individual schemes
A final draft of this Guidance document is now available for you to review in advance of this event. Download the draft Guidance here.
To attend please contact Emma Fell