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York Tree Canopy Target

Purpose of Report: To present the proposal for a 2050 tree canopy cover target for York, providing carbon sequestration and contributing to the next zero ambition for the City.

The Executive Member is asked to approve a 13% target for tree canopy cover in York by 2050 and acknowledge that this target will form part of a wider ambition for the White Rose Forest across the region.

 

It has not been possible to give 28 days’ notice of the intention to make this decision to ensure the White Rose Forest can be duly notified of the tree canopy cover targets to feed into its programme,  this has to be agreed in May.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/04/2021

Decision due: 05/05/21 by Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change
Reason: It has not been possible to give 28 days notice of the intention to make this decision to ensure the White Rose Forest can be duly notified of the tree canopy cover targets to feed into its programme, this has to be agreed in May.

Lead member: Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Lead director: Chief Operating Officer

Department: Directorate of Customer and Corporate Services

Contact: Shaun Gibbons  shaun.gibbons@york.gov.uk Tel : 07923 222791 / email :  shaun.gibbons@york.gov.uk.

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