Issue details

A Draft Framework for York's Third Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP) 2014 to 2020 (Cabinet Member for Transport)

Purpose of Report: To present a draft framework for York's third Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP3), the main delivery plan for measures in the Low Emission Strategy (LES). The report takes into account the findings and recommendations of the York Low Emission Zone (LEZ) study, the York anti-idling study and the York electric bus study. Central to the proposed framework is the concept of a 'Clean Air Zone (CAZ)' where bus emissions will be regulated, based on their frequency.

The Cabinet Member is asked to approve the development of a CAZ and the wider framework for AQAP3.


This item has been moved from an August to September decision because further work is required.


The decision has been deferred until October in order that it can be made at a public meeting on Thursday 30 October 2014.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/07/2014

Implication: Highways; Marketing & Communications;

Level of Risk: 21-25 Register as corporate risk;

Decision due: 30/10/14 by Executive Member for Transport and Planning

Lead member: Executive Member for Transport and Planning, Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, Planning & Sustainability

Lead director: Director of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Department: Directorate of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Contact: Elizabeth Bates Email:, Mike Southcombe Email: Mike Southcombe Tel 551514, Email:

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