Decision details

York Green Streets

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Emergency, Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose of Report: To report on the outcome of the York Green Streets opportunity mapping exercise (urban street trees) and the next steps.

The Executive Member will be asked to note the outcome of the mapping exercise and progress made to date in planning for the expansion of York’s non woodland treescape.



                     i.        That the contents of the report and the progress made to date to noted, including the pending WCAF grant funding application to support additional officer capacity for new urban and peri urban tree planting.


                    ii.        That delegated authority be granted to the Assistant Director for Policy and Strategy to identify and apply for external capital funding to support delivery of the opportunities identified, following further extensive local stakeholder engagement.


Reason:     To support new tree planting in York’s urban and peri-urban area towards the council’s agreed 2050 tree canopy target.


Report author: Paul McCabe

Publication date: 07/09/2022

Date of decision: 07/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 07/09/2022 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Emergency

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