The council's planning policy team prepares documents used to guide development and determine planning applications.
We are carrying out a number of consultations simultaneously. Please ensure that you respond to each consultation individually, using the response details they have provided.
- Local Plan 2031 Refined Options
- Science Vale Area Action Plan Issues and Scope
- Community Infrastructure Levy - Draft charging schedule
The Core Strategy - adopted December 2012
The Core Strategy sets out how the council will help deliver much needed housing, opportunities for high quality jobs and thriving town centres across the district.
- Our Adopted Core Strategy
- The Core Strategy - Inspector's report
- The Core Strategy - Further Examination Publication
- Important news on our core strategy
The Local Plan 2031
The Local Plan 2031 incorporates a review of our adopted Core Strategy. It will set out how we will deliver much needed housing, opportunities for high quality jobs and thriving town centres across the district.
The Development Plan
Our development plan comprises a number of documents with the main document being our emerging Local Plan.
- Our development plan
- Our position on the SHMA findings
- Latest news on our development plan timetable
- Site submissions
Find out more regarding the neighbourhood plans taking place in our district.
Last reviewed: 12 - 01 - 2016