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BREEAM Pre-Assessment

When is a BREEAM Pre-Assessment required?

Policy Driver

  • Craven Local Plan Policies ENV3: Good Design, ENV8: Water Resources, Water   Quality and Groundwater
  • The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)


When Required

  •  all major applications with a commercial component


Minimum Requirements

  • Non-residential developments compliance with at least BREEAM “Very Good”
  • A BREEAM Pre-Assessment Checklist indicating targeted credits and rating score
  • If non-compliance an economic viability assessment should be submitted demonstrating why it is not viable to do so