Local Development Scheme

We are required to publish a Local Development Scheme setting out details of the documents that make up the Local Plan and the timetable for preparing or reviewing the local plan.

The latest scheme was published in December 2019 which includes a programme for preparation on the local plan. 


Next Steps

January 2020

Full council to consider draft Regulation 19 local plan

February 2020:

Publication of Regulation 19 local plan - statutory 6 week period consultation;

June 2020

Submission of the local plan to Government (Regulation 22)

Late Summer, Autumn 2020

Local plan examination

Early 2021

Inspector’s report & adoption of the local plan (Full council decision), depending on the need for any main modifications

The previous Local Development scheme from April 2018 can be accessed here.

Programme for the Preparation of Development Plan Documents 2015 - 2020

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