Local Plan submitted to Government, with autumn hearings expected

Published Tuesday, 22 August 2017

The Local Plan, which sets out land uses, planning policies and potential development sites across the borough, has been submitted to government for independent examination following council approval.

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has appointed an inspector who will examine the Local Plan to ensure it meets legal requirements and is based on up to date and robust evidence. The Local Plan has undergone extensive consultation, with residents, businesses and organisations throughout its development. Over 600 representations were received during the last consultation and these are being submitted alongside the plan so that the inspector can take them into account. Read more...