Planning for Climate Change: guidance for local authorities
(2012) Planning and Climate Change Coalition and endorsed by the RTPI
Primarily for local authorities and local enterprise partnerships who want to tackle climate change and to reap the benefits that renewable energy and effective adaptation can bring. The guidance was developed through cross-sector dialogue using the expertise of the Planning and Climate Change Coalition, which the RTPI is a member of.
Wood Fuel Development Guidance
(2010) Forestry Commission England and endorsed by the RTPI
This report provides guidance for local planning authorities when processing the increasing number of applications for wood fuel development.
Sustainable Energy in the Built Environment: Best Practice for Scottish Planners
(2010) Energy Saving Trust and endorsed by the RTPI
Support pack to help planners to address sustainable energy issues within the domestic sector. It aims to provide inspiration through recommendations, case studies and signposting to other useful sources of information.
RTPI Seven Commitments on Climate Change
Outlines our commitment to ensuring that the planning system is effective in mitigating against and adapting to climate change.
Tomorrows Property Today: Sustainable Live/Work Development in a Low Carbon Economy
(2008) Live Work Network and endorsed by the RTPI
Aims to raise awareness about what live/work really involves and what it can deliver if mainstreamed into thinking about sustainable communities.