County Landscape Guidance Wins Award

A document offering advice on environmentally-friendly development has earned Monmouthshire County Council a sought-after award. Monmouthshire CC’s Green Infrastructure Supplementary Planning Guidance has won an accolade at the 2015 Landscape Institute Awards held recently in London. The first of its kind in Wales, the document guides the council and applicants through initial pre-application discussions, the application process and the consideration of matters and conditions relating to green infrastructure. It outlines the council’s expectations for green infrastructure and its inclusion within development proposals, and it can be found at