Briefing: Planning for climate change: a guide for local authorities

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 24, 2018
Steven Bland LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • Adaptation
  • buildings
  • climate change
  • flooding
  • green infrastructure
  • House building
  • Housing
  • mitigation
  • renewable energy
  • spatial planning
  • transport
Housing and Planning, Sustainability and Environmental issues, Transport
Related briefings

(April 2018) The revised National Planning Policy Framework

(April 2018) A green future: Our 25 year plan to improve the environment

(November 2017) The UK’s clean growth strategy

(March 2017) Planning for the climate challenge? Understanding the performance of English plans


This new guide gives detailed advice on how to incorporate climate change into planning decisions, including the principles and approaches for ensuring local development decisions are compliant with the legal duty on local planning authorities to act on climate change.

Subscriber content

Some of our content is only available to members and officers in LGiU member organisations. Check if your organisation is a member.

Please sign in with your email address below and we'll check your email address against our list of registered members, or send you an invoice later. See our briefings terms and conditions.

Important: by signing in here, you agree to be invoiced for access if your organisation isn't already a subscriber