New Local Plan


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Please note: A revised Local Development Scheme will be published shortly

Anticipated timetable for the production of the New Local Plan:

Date Project
August & October 2014 Call for Sites
January 12th 2015 LDF Sub Committee meeting
January 26th to 6th March 2015 Issues and Scoping document Published for consultation
December 2015/January 2016 Consideration of detail policies by the Local Plan Sub-Committee
February-May 2016 Potential development sites considered by the Local Plan Sub-Committee. Various Dates.
Ongoing to June 2017 Collection and consideration of evidence documents to support the new Local Plan including on landscape, open space, economic development and highways.
20th June 2016 Draft preferred options considered by Council
27th June to 19th August 2016 8 week public consultation period on the draft Local Plan
September 2016 to May 2017  Consideration of public consultation responses to the draft Local Plan and revisions to the Plan as appropriate. Various Local Plan Sub-committee dates
5th June 2017 Council consideration of the Pre Submission Draft Local Plan
16th June to 28th July 2017 Public consultation of the Publication Draft Local Plan (Section 1 & 2)
Autumn Submission to Planning Inspectorate for consideration
Late 2017 to mid 2018 (subject to Inspectorate timetable) Independent public examination held on the Local Plan by the Planning Inspector
Autumn 2018 Adoption of the Local Plan by the Council

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Updated August 2017