Sustainable Buildings Policy

Links to sustainable buildings planning policy, PANs and background studies.

Local Policy for Sustainable Buildings

Planning Policy for Sustainable Design can be found in the:

Adopted Planning Advice Notes (PANs)

Background Studies

Energy Studies

Heat Networks

Heat Networks Studies have been developed for Brighton & Hove with funding from the Heat Networks Development Unit in the government department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. These are background studies for planning policy.

Sustainability Checklist:

All residential planning applications involving new builds and conversions within Brighton & Hove require the submission of a completed Brighton & Hove sustainability checklist.

Sustainable Buildings Information - September 2015

A Written Ministerial Statement (WMS) was released on 25th March 2015 providing a planning update on the Deregulation Act and outlining national planning policy changes. The following document provides a summary of the statement