We are reviewing the Local Plan in order to extend the plan period to 2036 and to provide for any additional new housing, employment or other development that may be needed over the extended plan period.
Consultation Draft Plan
This consultation is now closed. A summary of the comments that were received will be published shortly.
We will consider all the comments received before preparing the next “Submission Draft” version of the plan for public consultation. We expect to publish this for an 8-week consultation period in the Spring of 2018 prior to it being submitted to the government for independent examination later in the year.
Details of the evidence base supporting the preparation of the Local Plan Review can be viewed on our Local Plan Evidence Base webpage.
For more information please email email@example.com or telephone 01572 722577 and ask for the Planning Policy section.
Call for Sites
This consultation provided an early opportunity for developers, landowners, town and parish councils, and other interested parties to put forward potential development sites to us for consideration in the plan.
All the sites submitted to us will be subject to further assessment. Any sites considered suitable for inclusion in the Local Plan will be subject to further consultation through the Local Plan process.
Issues and Options
We published an Issues and Options consultation document as a first stage in reviewing the Local Plan. This sought views on 20 key questions to be considered in the plan and the possible options for dealing with these issues.