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SPDs and SPGs

Supplementary Planning Documents

The Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) are intended to expand upon policy or provide further detail to policies in development plan documents. They can demonstrate through illustrations, text and practical examples how policies can be taken forward. Supplementary Planning Documents were previously called Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPGs).

SPDs include:

Supplementary Planning Guidance

Supplementary Planning Guidance supplement and give more details on specific policies included in Local Plans. They should be read in conjunction with the Local Plan and can be considered as a material consideration in determining planning applications. Furthermore, the Secretary of State will give them substantial weight in making decisions that come before him.

The council adopted Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) for the following:

District Wide SPGs 

Site Specific SPGs 

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