Action Summary Table for Transport

Theme
Cross Cutting Theme
Action Number Action Section of the plan Prioritisation score Who does this action involve? Where should this action take place? Financial status Potential funding stream where identified
Cross Cutting Themes Finance, economy & resource access C1 Foster innovation in technologies, institutions, business models, policy design and behaviour to achieve net-zero. 6.4.2
All Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Cross Cutting Themes Behaviour transformation and community engagement; Spatial Planning C2 Support community groups and cultural creatives to develop local net-zero visions, to imagine a decarbonised Devon collectively and in detail. 6.5.2
County Council, Community Organisations, Education Establishements, Individuals Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Develop a funding bid with David Sergeant at the University of Plymouth
Cross Cutting Themes Behaviour transformation and community engagement C3 Seek funding to research the effectiveness of the Devon Citizen’s Assembly on Climate Change to inform whether this approach could be applied to citizen participation in other decisions locally. 6.6.2
All Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Cross Cutting Themes
C4 Local Plans and Neighbourhood Plans to demonstrate how they will shape places in ways that contribute to radical reductions in greenhouse gas emissions so facilitating achievement of net-zero Devon, as a primary planning objective. This must include the requirement for new development to provide tangible plans for its contribution to Devon’s net-zero future. 6.7.2
Individuals and Town and Parish Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Cross Cutting Themes Spatial Planning C5 Work with government on greater guidance on how to shape places in ways that contribute to radical reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. 6.7.2
All Councils and National Park Authorities Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Cross Cutting Themes Spatial Planning C6 Involve communities in an update to the landscape strategies and guidelines within Devon’s Landscape Character Assessment to plan positively for change arising from the Net-Zero challenge. 6.8.2
All Councils and National Park Authorities, Individuals Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Behaviour transformation and community engagement R1 Deliver ongoing, targeted communication and engagement to: empower all social groups in Devon to act on the impacts of how things are made and distributed, promote more sustainable consumption habits, the prevention of waste (particularly food) and shift to a culture of reduction, reuse and recycling. 7.4.2
National Park Authorities, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations and Education Establishments Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified Collaborate with Recyle Devon
Economy and resources Knowledge sharing, skills and learning R2 Support communities to establish and promote repair cafes, share sheds and composting schemes, for example by providing funding or premises. 7.4.2
County Council, Town and Parish Councils, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Community Organisations, City and Town, Suburbs New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Finance, economy & resource access R3 Review the provision of resale and reuse facilities at all household waste recycling centres and implement improvements where needed. 7.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Finance, economy and resource access R4 Encourage the consumption of low carbon experiences, such as the arts, nature, education and social care, rather than material consumption. 7.4.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, Local Nature Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations, NHS and Public Health Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources Finance, economy and resource access R5 Support immature industries with the potential to contribute to delivering a net-zero Devon. 7.4.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, Local Nature Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Behaviour transformation and community engagement R6 Reduce fossil-based materials, for example plastics and textiles, going to Energy Recovery Facilities. 7.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District & Borough Councils, Businesses, Individuals Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Procurement and commissioning R7 Consider the net carbon impact in decisions regarding the reprocessing of local authority collected waste, which may lead to collaborating with neighbouring counties to achieve viable scale. 7.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District & Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources Behaviour transformation and community engagement R8 Achieve a 65% municipal waste recycling rate by 2035. To do so, local authorities and commercial waste carriers to separately collect a wider variety of materials for recycling (including food waste) and household waste collection systems to be harmonised across Devon as far as viable. 7.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District & Borough Councils, Businesses, Individuals Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Procurement and commissioning R9 Business Improvement Districts or Chambers of Commerce to consider jointly procuring commercial waste management contracts to achieve economies of scale in each locality and increase recycling. 7.5.2
Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations and Businesses City and Town New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources
R10 Waste collection authorities that do not currently offer a commercial waste service to consider implementing services, including collaborating with neighbouring authorities. 7.5.2
District & Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources
R11 Work with government to incentivise the recycling of materials based on their carbon intensity as well as weight. 7.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils and Businesses Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources
R12 Work with government to support and incentivise businesses to comply with the new Environment Bill requirements on commercial and industrial waste separation to divert it from landfill. 7.5.2
District and Borough Councils, Local Enterprise Partnership, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources
R13 Continue to work with government on the specific nature of upcoming reforms of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) system for packaging and a possible Deposit Return Scheme for drinks containers to ensure cohesive measures that support Devon’s net zero ambitions. Work with government on the extension of the scope of EPR to other waste streams. 7.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources
R14 Work with government to achieve circular economy enhancements e.g. material and building passports and further market support for reclaimed/recycled materials. 7.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources
R15 Local authorities to remain engaged with government funding opportunities to pilot carbon capture and storage technology on industrial facilities in Devon, such as the ERF plants. 7.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Businesses City and Town New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources
R16 Work with government to develop a much better understanding of commercial waste generation and treatment in the county to enable monitoring and regulation with the aim of reducing waste volumes and increasing recycling. 7.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Behaviour transformation and community engagement R17 Encourage Devon’s food supply chain businesses to implement the Courtauld Agreement using the toolkit provided by WRAP 7.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources Devon Authorities Recycling Partnership
Economy and resources
R18 Seize opportunities for wastes within the food supply chain to be used as a resource by other sectors of the supply chain 7.7.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, Community Organisations and Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Potenital to develop projects thorugh exisiting research partnerships with Universities
Economy and resources
R19 South West Water to enhance the capture of process emissions from waste water treatment facilities. 7.7.2
Businesses - South West Water Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources
R20 Establish a partnership to look at the feasibility in Devon of using biomethane for electricity generation, gas grid injection and vehicle fuel. 7.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, National Park Authorities, Education Establishments, Businesses, Farmers Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified Potential continuation of the existing AgroRes project
Economy and resources
R21 Assess performance of methane capture at commercially operational landfill sites and enhance where feasible, targeting efforts at worst performing sites. 7.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources
R22 Work with government to provide a financial incentive to ensure the continued and improved capture of methane from landfill sites. 7.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources Procurement and commissioning R23 “Anchor institutions” to embed social and environmental value further into tendering processes to effect meaningful change and sustainable procurement 7.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, National Park Authorities, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, NHS and Public Health, Businesses, Education Establishments Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources Procurement and commissioning R24 Raise awareness with "anchor institutions" of the opportunity and benefits from specifying reclaimed and recycled materials so that markets for these products are developed further. 7.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, National Park Authorities, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, NHS and Public Health, Education Establishments, Businesses, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Procurement and commissioning R25 "Anchor institutions" to coordinate packages of start-up funding to community owned companies that can provide goods and services back to those institutions to stimulate local economies. 7.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, National Park Authorities, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, NHS and Public Health, Businesses, Education Establishments Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Finance, economy and resource access R26 Support immature industries with the potential to contribute to delivering a net-zero Devon by offering packages of finance, training and expertise on legal matters, marketing and procurement, as well as assisting with premises and land as appropriate. 7.9.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Local Enterprise Partnership, Local Nature Partnership, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Finance, economy and resource; behaviour transformation and community engagement R27 Provide a support service to businesses and organisations to help them decarbonise their operations and culture. 7.9.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Economy and resources Behaviour transformation and community engagement R28 Provide a support service to communities to collectively support each other through a low-carbon transformation. e.g. Transition Streets 7.9.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Knowledge sharing, skills and learning; Finance, economy and resource R29 Develop training and reskilling opportunities with higher education providers and the Local Enterprise Partnership to enable workers in carbon-intensive sectors to redeploy into emerging sectors to ensure the low carbon skills base is available. 7.10.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, Education Establishments, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Behaviour transformation and community engagement R30 Provide support for individuals and communities experiencing lifestyle changes due to a transition to net-zero 7.10.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Economy and resources Finance, economy and resource R31 Provide the South West Mutual with start-up funding. 7.11.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified South Hams, West Devon and East Devon Councils have already done so. However more will be required.
Economy and resources Finance, economy and resource R32 Consider the use of mechanisms to allow the community to invest in municipal infrastructure and share good practice about successful use of crowd-sourcing funds for civil society groups. 7.11.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, National Park Authorities, Businesses and Community Organisations Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Energy Supply
E1 Develop an energy strategy for Devon to deploy renewable energy generation. 8.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, National Park Authorities, Businesses, Environmental Organisations, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Potenital funding by Devon County Council for the Devon Climate Emergency
Energy Supply
E1.1 Update assessments of the accessible renewable energy resource available in Devon 8.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, National Park Authorities, Businesses, Environmental Organisations, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Potenital funding by Devon County Council for the Devon Climate Emergency
Energy Supply
E1.2 Identify opportunities for large-scale renewable energy and storage deployment on land owned or managed by Devon Climate Emergency partners, and wider business community. 8.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, National Park Authorities, Businesses and Community Organisations, NHS and Public Health, Education Establishments Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Energy Supply
E1.3 Consider the role of nationally significant energy infrastructure, potentially developed outside of Devon, flexibility markets and storage technologies, and how this could change the total capacity required to be generated within Devon. 8.4.2
County Council Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Potenital funding by Devon County Council for the Devon Climate Emergency
Energy Supply
E1.4 Consider the potential role and feasibility of a hydrogen industrial cluster based around port and fuel storage facilities. 8.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and Businesses City and Town New local resource required – identified but not secured Potenital funding by Devon County Council for the Devon Climate Emergency
Energy Supply Finance, economy & resoruce access E1.5 Support community-owned renewable energy schemes, for example, by offering Power Purchase Agreements and/or leases for land. 8.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Community Organisations, Education Establishments, Businesses Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Energy Supply Spatial Planning; Knowledge sharing, skills and learning E1.6 Appraise the potential for low carbon heat networks in new development to make best use of existing heat producers e.g. the Energy from Waste facility in Exeter, and as a retrofit opportunity in off-gas areas. 8.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils City and Town Within existing resources
Energy Supply Behaviour transformation and community engagement E2 As part of Devon-wide behaviour and culture change initiatives, provide advice on choosing genuine renewable energy tariffs. 8.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Energy Supply
E3 Proactively seize opportunities to test approaches to making the energy system smarter and more flexible. 8.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations, Businesses, Individuals Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Energy Supply Finance, economy & resource access E4 Through the Team Devon COVID-19 Economy and Business Recovery Prospectus, Devon Climate Emergency Partners to request funding for grid upgrades as part of Covid-19 recovery funding from government. 8.6.2
Team Devon and Devon Climate Emergency Partners Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Energy Supply Finance, economy & resource access E5 Devon Climate Emergency partners to work with national government to provide greater incentives for the use of renewable heat and waste heat from industrial and commercial facilities, including Energy Recovery Facilities. 8.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Energy Supply Finance, economy & resource access E6 Devon Climate Emergency partners to work with national government to request the reintroduction of support mechanisms for small-scale renewable electricity generation. 8.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, National Park Authorities, Businesses Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Energy Supply Finance, economy & resource access; Knowledge sharing, skills and learning E7 Remain engaged with government funding opportunities to pilot carbon capture and storage technology on industrial facilities in Devon, such as the Energy from Waste plants. 8.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
The Built Environment Knowledge sharing, skills and learning B1 Expand whole house retrofit trials in Devon, such as Energiesprong, by working with social landlords to aggregate their housing stock and collectively procure retrofit, targeting houses most in need first. 9.4.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified Initial grant funding will speed up development of the market, Finance from long term savings on existing social landlord maintenance budgets and resident energy bill savings
The Built Environment Finance, economy & resource access; Behaviour transformation and community engagement B2 Offer bulk-purchasing opportunities for domestic solar PV and battery storage across Devon. 9.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere Within existing resources The South West Energy Programme and County Council in partnershp with iChoosr
The Built Environment Finance, economy & resource access B3 Explore opportunities to use the carbon offset market to fund the retrofit of domestic and commercial buildings 9.4.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
The Built Environment Finance, economy & resource access B4 Work with government to achieve VAT breaks on retrofit activity and products. 9.4.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment Spatial Planning B5 Sell the co-benefits of living in warm, net-zero ready homes through awareness-raising campaigns and open-home events. 9.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations and NHS and Public Health, Businesses, Individuals Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
The Built Environment Behaviour transformation and community engagement B6 Establish a Devon-wide energy advice service that links home-owners, landlords and tenants with independent energy assessors, skilled installers and market offers. 9.5.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified Advice service set up funded by grant .As service evolves, paid for through levy on cost of delivering works.
The Built Environment Knowledge sharing, skills and learning B7 Keep abreast of innovative solutions emerging from the "Boosting Access for SMEs to Energy Efficiency" competition by UK government and pilot promising approaches in Devon. 9.5.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Council, Community Organisations, Businesses, Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment Knowledge sharing, skills and learning B8 Work in partnership with large energy users in the non-domestic sectors, including health and education, to share best practice in energy reduction. 9.5.2
Education Establishments, NHS and Public Health, Businesses, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, National Park Authorities Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment Finance, economy & resource access B9 Work with government to review The Domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard Regulations to make it more effective and practical for local authorities to enforce non-compliance. 9.6.2
Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment Spatial Planning B10 Produce a regularly-updated Devon-wide evidence base on the costs of developing net-zero carbon homes, incorporating examples already existing in the county, for use in Local Plan viability appraisals. 9.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils and National Park Authorities Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
The Built Environment Finance, economy & resource access; Knowledge sharing, skills and learning B11 South West to promote its status to government as the leading region on low-carbon buildings, including embodied carbon, founded on the low-carbon buildings already here and "anchor institutions" commitments to zero-carbon, nature-friendly new build and retrofit. 9.8.2 , Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Education Establishments, NHS and Public Health, Businesses Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment Knowledge sharing, skills and learning B12 Demonstrate the viability of building net-zero carbon homes by reviewing the opportunity for local authorities to partner with a developer to test the building of net-zero houses off-site, at scale in Devon to reduce costs. 9.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Community Organisatins Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment Spatial Planning B13 Planning authorities to ensure green space and tree planting, and the necessary funds to maintain them, is included within new development to aid building energy efficiency. 9.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, National Park Authorities Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment
B14 Should the future homes standard consultation decide that net-zero homes will not be mandated until 2025, the Devon Climate Emergency Partners will express opposition to this and request it to be brought forward. 9.8.2
All Partners Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment
B15 Encourage all organisations to rationalise external lighting provision in consultation with parish and town councils where appropriate, and switch to LED technology. 9.9.2
Education Establishments, NHS and Public Health, Businesses, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, National Park Authorities, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
The Built Environment
B16 DCERG to write to Highways England, encouraging the rationalisation of streetlight provision where safe and not inhibiting of active travel. 9.9.2
All partners Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Knowledge sharing, skills and learning; Behaviour transformation and community engagement T1 Provide up-to-date digital information and advice on reducing the need to travel and the most sustainable travel choice 10.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations and Businesses Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Spatial Planning T2 Promote development which will assist in relocalisation in all settings (rural through to urban), including mixed use development, development meeting local needs and creating opportunities to live, work and use services locally. 10.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Finance, economy & resource access T3 Continue to make use of funding opportunities to provide employment and community assets across Devon, particularly where the market is unlikely to provide this, in order to minimise the need to travel for access to services. 10.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T4 Ensure that the carbon implications are considered when making efficiency savings to community services 10.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, NHS and Public Health Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T5 Review opportunities to reduce vehicle capacity, particularly where it can support other objectives (i.e. urban centre regeneration, street cafes, active travel routes.) 10.4.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils City and Town Within existing resources
Transport
T6 Develop local cycling and walking infrastructure plans (LCWIPs) with communities for each city, town and their surrounding areas. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Government active travel funding, related to Covid
Transport
T7 Improve strategic cycle routes within and between settlements. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T8 Greater provision of cycle training, including bike maintenance and repair 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, Community Organisations, Education Establishments, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T9 Where possible, design pavements and junctions to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists over vehicular traffic. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Behaviour transformation and community engagement T10 Enable schemes that would allow residents to trial different types of cycles. 10.6.2
Businesses, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T11 Introduce reduced speed limits for safer shared public space. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T12 Provide support for bike rental schemes 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport Spatial Planning T13 Local Plans to ensure new developments are designed with filtered permeability to promote sustainable travel 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils City and Town, Suburbs Within existing resources
Transport
T14 Implement car free days in Devon’s urban areas 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils City and Town Within existing resources
Transport
T15 Help develop innovative transport solutions in rural areas 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T16 Promote car sharing technology and platforms to make it easier to link drivers and passengers 10.6.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations and Businesses Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T17 Introduce Ultra-Low-Emission-Vehicle taxis by placing requirements on the licensing process. 10.6.2
Unitary Councils and District and Borough Councils City and Town Within existing resources
Transport Finance, economy & resource access; Procurement and commissioning T18 Explore long term sustainable options for community and voluntary sector transport. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, Town and Parish Councils and Community Organisations Rural Within existing resources
Transport
T19 Extend the prevalence of true bus priority on the highway 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils City and Town Within existing resources
Transport
T20 Enhancement of bus priority measures, including bus lanes and bus-only streets, to make bus travel relatively more attractive than driving 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils City and Town Within existing resources
Transport Finance, economy & resource access; Procurement and commissioning T21 Protect and seek to enhance funding for financially-supported local bus routes, to ensure people can continue to access services, employment and events without requiring access to a car. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T22 Promote Total Transport, integrating various transport services (school transport, public bus services, patient transport etc.) to enable more efficient use of vehicles and reduce dead mileage. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and District and Borough Councils, NHS and Public Health Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Finance, economy & resource access; Procurement and commissioning T23 Request that national government removes VAT from bicycles and e-bikes. 10.6.2
All partners Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T24 Through the Peninsula Sub-National Body work with government to pilot and implement a low carbon fuel solution for rail travel in the South West. 10.6.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T25 Through the Peninsula Sub-National Transport Body, work with government to improve strategic and branch line rail infrastructure and services, including reviewing the reopening of lines and increasing access to rail and integration with other modes of transport. Work with government for required funding. 10.6.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T26 DCE to write to government, giving their support to increase the fixed penalties for idling under The Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) (England) Regulations 2002, from £20 to £50. Implement an awareness raising campaign for the public. 10.6.2
Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils and NHS and Public Health Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Finance, economy & resource access; Procurement and commissioning T27 Work with government to greater reflect and prioritise the cost of carbon in highway funding decisions. 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T28 Take advantage of opportunities arising from the upcoming National Bus Strategy to deliver long-term, sustained improvements in bus services 10.6.2
County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Related to the upcoming National Bus Strategy
Transport
T29 Greater provision of cycle parking across Devon and at key interchange locations 10.7.2
District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Education Establishments, NHS and Public Health, Businesses, Community Organisations Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport Spatial Planning T30 Ensure provision of mobility hubs in new developments of appropriate size, where modal change can occur easily. 10.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and District and Borough Councils City and Town, Suburbs Within existing resources
Transport
T31 Ensure public transport enables easy transition to active travel for the first and last mile. 10.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T32 Introduce integrated ticketing 10.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T33 Create nodal car parks at strategic points to encourage onward car sharing 10.7.2
County Council, Unitary Councils City and Town, Suburbs New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T34 Develop an electric vehicle strategy to increase electric vehicle charging provision across Devon, including in key public spaces and workplaces, on street charging and plans to address the tourism sector. 10.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations, Local Enterprise Partnership, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified Use aggregated purchasing power to reduce costs of vehicles and charging infrastructure •Existing fleet management budgets.
•Fuel bill and maintenance savings
•Government grant and incentives as available.
Transport Spatial Planning T35 Local Plans to ensure provision of Electric Vehicle charging points where parking spaces are provided in new developments 10.8.2
Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T36 Electric charging and shared mobility on DCE member owned assets 10.8.2
All partners Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified •Use aggregated purchasing power to reduce costs of vehicles and charging infrastructure •Existing fleet management budgets.
•Fuel bill and maintenance savings
•Government grant and incentives as available.
Transport
T37 DCE partner organisations and larger businesses in the county to transition their fleets to Ultra Low Emission Vehicles, including shared cycles and ecargo bikes. 10.8.2
All partners, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified •Use aggregated purchasing power to reduce costs of vehicles and charging infrastructure •Existing fleet management budgets.
•Fuel bill and maintenance savings
•Government grant and incentives as available.
Transport
T38 Support operators to decarbonise bus fleet, e.g. through supporting applications for central government funding 10.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured •Existing fleet management budgets.
•Government grant and incentives as available.
Transport Finance, economy & resource access T39 Seek opportunities for funding for moving public transport fleets across to zero or low carbon 10.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, Businesses City and Town New local resource required - yet to be identified •Existing fleet management budgets.
•Fuel bill and maintenance savings
•Government grant and incentives as available.
•Aggregated demand and procurement to deliver savings and economies of scale.
Transport
T40 Work with government to ensure financial incentives are set at the required level to encourage the purchase of ultra-low emissions vehicles 10.8.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T41  Work with government to ensure electricity supplies in new buildings provide capacity for electric vehicle charging, including shared charging facilities in high-density development. 10.8.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Knowledge sharing, skills and learning T42 Seize opportunities to trial low carbon propulsion for aviation. 10.9.2
Local Enterprise Partnership and County Council City and Town, Suburbs New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport Spatial Planning C4 Local Plans and Neighbourhood Plans to demonstrate how they will shape places in ways that contribute to radical reductions in greenhouse gas emissions to facilitate the achievement of Net-Zero in Devon, as a primary planning objective. This must include the requirement for new development to provide credible plans for it to contribute to Devon’s net-zero carbon future. 10.9.2
Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations, Individuals Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport
T43 Support the provision of electric cargo bikes to enable low-carbon deliveries in urban areas 10.10.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and District and Borough Councils, Community Organisations and Businesses City and Town New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T44 Work with hauliers to identify opportunities to reduce emissions from freight movement, for example by planning consolidation centres 10.10.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, NHS and Public Health, Businesses City and Town Within existing resources
Transport Knowledge sharing, skills and learning T45 Trial, demonstrate and share learnings of synthetic fuels, biogas and hydrogen powered HGVs and other large vehicles. 10.10.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Businesses Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport Spatial Planning T46 Local Plans to safeguard existing rail freight infrastructure. 10.10.2
County Council, Unitary Councils and District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Transport Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F5 Support the development of on-farm bio-methane collection from agricultural wastes to supply bio-methane for farm machinery. Seize opportunities to trial on County farms together with electrification. (Discussed in more detail in Food, Land and Sea). 10.10.2
County Council, Businesses, Farmers Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified
Transport
T47 Work with government to restore and promote rail freight grants to incentivise modal shift and provide funding for new terminals and infrastructure 10.10.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified













Action Section of the plan




Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F1 Develop a Land Use Framework (LUF) for Devon to establish land use principles that embed carbon sequestration and storage and identifies opportunity areas for specific outcomes to guide land use decisions 11.4.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Farmers, National Park Authorities, Town and Parish Councils, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F1.1 Develop a Nature Recovery Network of joined-up places, on land and at sea, created from maps that identify opportunities for the protection, restoration, and creation of habitats that increase carbon sequestration and storage alongside bringing benefits for nature and people 11.4.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Farmers, National Park Authorities, Town and Parish Councils, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F1.2 As part of the Land Use Framework, and underpinned by the Nature Recovery Network, identify opportunities to implement a Trees for Devon initiative. 11.4.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Farmers, National Park Authorities, Town and Parish Councils, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F1.3 Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan reviews to consider the principles of the LUF alongside other planning considerations. 11.4.2
District and Borough Councils, National Park Authorities, Town and Parish Councils, Unitary Councils. Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F2 Develop a Biodiversity Net-Gain Supplementary Planning Document that can be adopted by local planning authorities 11.5.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F2.1 Enable landowners to express an interest in hosting biodiversity net-gain initiatives related to development 11.5.2
Environmental Organisations, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F3 Support the development of carbon sequestration accreditation systems locally for a range of carbon rich habitats and the creation of a Devon Carbon Investment platform. 11.5.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Farmers, Local Enterprise Partnership, National Park Authorities, Unitary Councils Rural, Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F4 Work with government to ensure the effective delivery of carbon sequestration, alongside other public goods, through the design of ELMS, by engaging in public consultations and Devon Test and Trials. 11.5.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisation, Farmers, National Park Authorities, Unitary Councils Rural Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F5 Support development of on-farm bio-methane collection from agricultural wastes to supply bio-methane for farm machinery and the use of digestate. 11.6.2
Businesses, County Council, Education Establishments, Environmental Organisations, Farmers Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F6 Support immature industries with the potential to contribute to delivering a net-zero Devon. 11.6.2
Businesses, County Council, Environmental Organisations, Local Enterprise Partnership Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F7 Local plans to allocate land for horticulture near to settlements where suitable. 11.6.2
District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F8 Local Plans to incorporate policies based on the Welsh One Planet Development updated to reflect the imperatives of Net Zero. 11.6.2
District and Borough Councils, National Park Authorities, Unitary Councils Rural Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F9 Work with the NFU and other representatives of the farming community to encourage approaches to conserve and rejuvenate soil carbon (organic matter) e.g. through ELMS. 11.6.2
Businesses, County Council, Environmental Organisations, Farmers, National Park Authorities, Individuals Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F10 Identify funding (through the Agriculture Bill) that can support the purchase / shared use of machinery for direct drilling. 11.6.2
Businesses, County Council, Environmental Organisations, Farmers Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Behaviour transformation and community engagement F11 Raise awareness of the options for low carbon funerals and burials. 11.6.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, District and Borough Councils, Unitary Councils, Individuals Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F12 Review existing farm advisory services within Devon, as well as best practice elsewhere. 11.7.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, Environmental Organisations, Farmers, Local Enterprise Partnership, National Park Authorities Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F12.1 Establish a Devon Farm Advisory Service 11.7.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, Environmental Organisations, Farmers, Local Enterprise Partnership, National Park Authorities Rural New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F13 Explore how the County farms estate could encourage and enable tenants to practice innovative regenerative low carbon agriculture by learning from the Dartington estate and others. Share experience in tenancy agreement innovations to encourage wider adoption. 11.7.2
Council Council, Environmental Organisations, Farmers Rural Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F14 Implement a Sustainable Food Devon initiative to develop demand and supply chains for local, healthy food. 11.8.2
Businesses, County Council, Community Organisations, District and Borough Councils, Farmers, NHS and Public Health, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required – identified but not secured Sustainable Food Places grant funding and Devon County Council
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F14.1 Support the development of attractive central local food retail areas. 11.8.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, District and Borough Councils, Unitary Councils, County Council City and Town New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F14.2 Provide support for intermediaries to amalgamate local produce in food hubs, support processing and perform marketing. 11.8.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, Community Organisations, County Council, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - identified and secured South West Food Hub project
Food, Land and Sea Procurement and commissioning F14.3 Encourage the region’s anchor institutions to buy local through the South West Food Hub, which will establish sustainable, shorter supply chains across Devon's food sector. 11.8.2
Local Enterprise Partnership, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, National Park Authorities, Businesses, Community Organisations, Education Establishments, NHS and Public Health Will occur everywhere New local resource required - identified and secured South West Food Hub project
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning; Behaviour transformation and community engagement F14.4 Promote a balanced diet, in line with the government’s Eatwell Guide and reconnect people with the origin and seasonality of food through "grow, cook, eat" programmes. 11.8.2
Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Education Establishments, Environmental Organisations, National Park Authorities, NHS and Public Health, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Procurement and commissioning F14.5 Encourage catering in anchor institutions to provide sustainably produced, locally sourced and nutritious meals in line with the government’s Eatwell Guide. 11.8.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Education Establishments, Local Enterprise Partnership, National Park Authorities, NHS and Public Health, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Behaviour transformation and community engagement F15 Work with government to introduce a mandatory carbon footprint labelling system for food products 11.8.2
Businesses, County Council, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Farmers Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea
F16 Work with government to ensure the carbon and ecological costs of domestic and imported food, including animal feed, are reflected in their market price. 11.8.2
Businesses, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Local Enterprise Partnership, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea
F17 Work with government to revise slaughter regulations to allow on farm slaughter for commercial meat production, where high animal welfare and food hygiene are ensured, to enable localised food production infrastructure. 11.8.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Farmers, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Spatial Planning F18 Devon Maritime Forum and Devon’s estuary partnerships to continue supporting and engaging with the development of Marine Plans by the Marine Management Organisation along the Devon coast 11.10.2
Businesses, County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisation, Town and Parish Councils, Unitary Councils Coast Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea
F19 Develop a South Devon Marine Natural Capital Plan, learning from the experience of the North Devon Natural Capital Plan. 11.10.2
County Council, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations, Environmental Organisations, Local Enterprise Partnership Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F19.1 Establish and maintain an inventory of marine natural capital. 11.10.2
County Council, District and Borough Councils, Unitary Councils, Education Establishments, Environmental Organisations Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Behaviour transformation and community engagement F19.2 Use local regulatory levers and enhance public awareness to discourage activities contributing to marine and coastal habitat fragmentation and degradation 11.10.2
County Council, District and Borough Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Community Organisations, Environmental Organisations Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F19.3 Future reviews of the Shoreline Management Plans covering the Devon coast to identify opportunities for carbon rich marine and coastal habitats to survive and expand by migrating inland with sea level rise. 11.10.2
County Council, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils Coast Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F19.4 Pilot specific initiatives which lead to marine carbon sequestration 11.10.2
County Council, District and Borough Councils, Community Organisations, Education Establishments, Environmental Organisations, Businesses Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Behaviour transformation and community engagement F19.5 Provide advice on how care of gardens and what goes down the sink affects the sea. 11.10.2
County Council, Community Organisations, Education Establishments, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Behaviour transformation and community engagement F19.6 Engage and support the fishing sectors to improve access to and incentivise shoreside disposal of old fishing equipment. 11.10.2
Community Organisations, Unitary Councils, District and Borough Councils, Environmental Organisations, Businesses Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F19.7 Work with government to introduce more Marine Conservation Zones and provide the resources necessary to be effective. 11.10.2
County Council, Unitary Councils, Environmental Organisations, Businesses Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F19.8 Work with government for greater monitoring and enforcement of the dumping of fisheries waste at sea. 11.10.2
Community Organisations, County Council, Unitary Councils, Environmental Organisations Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea Knowledge sharing, skills and learning F19.9 National Marine Park and Devon and Severn IFCA to trial new ecosystem approaches to fisheries management. 11.10.2
Businesses, Community Organisations, County Council, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F19.10 Work with government to provide further support for smaller fishers, including redistribution of UK quotas, based on social value. 11.10.2
County Council, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils, Businesses Coast Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea Finance, economy & resource access F19.11 Identify investment opportunities for, and work with government to trial, a system that rewards environmentally sensitive fishing activities. 11.10.2
County Council, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils, Businesses Coast New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F20 Work with government to introduce legislation to require net gain in the marine environment. 11.10.2
County Council, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils Coast Within existing resources
Food, Land and Sea
F21 Work with government to improve the effectiveness of pollution legislation and enforcement of existing. 11.10.2
County Council, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere New local resource required - yet to be identified
Food, Land and Sea
F22 Work with the government to increase funding to enhance the effectiveness of the Catchment Based Approach, which provides coordination of conservation measures between landowners and potential funders at a catchment scale for improved water quality and nature. 11.10.2
County Council, Environmental Organisations, Unitary Councils Will occur everywhere Within existing resources