Work programme for sustainability appraisal

The aim of sustainability assessment is to demonstrate how a particular development proposal will meet the goals of sustainable development. The scope, detail and content of a sustainability assessment will vary from case to case depending upon the size of the proposed development and the extent of the expected impacts.

The information required for the assessment should include a description of the proposal, a site analysis, detail of the significant effects and any appropriate solutions or mitigation measures to offset adverse impacts.

This form provides a schedule of activities which are required to meet the assessment measures of each of the typical sustainability criteria, covering environmental, economic and social criteria.