That the East Midlands Network (Chesterfield) Air Quality Technical Guidance document, attached at Appendix 1 of the officer’s report, be approved.
REASONS FOR DECISION
1. The East Midlands Network (Chesterfield) Air Quality Technical Guidance document has been developed in partnership with the Council’s Environmental Health and Planning teams and will support ongoing joint working on all matters of air quality through the planning process.
2. In addition to the above and to address the part relating to the wider impacts of air quality across the East Midlands area, the Technical Guidance document has been produced in partnership and collaboration with other local authorities in the East Midlands region including Derbyshire County Council Public Health.
3. The document provides technical guidance and supports Policy CLP14 (‘A Healthy Environment’) of the Chesterfield Borough Local Plan. Local Plan 2018 - 2035 provides a framework for determining planning applications following its adoption in July 2020.