Emerging development plans

This includes details of emerging or future plans and any consultations.

Local Development Scheme

This is the timetable for preparing the documents that will comprise the new local plan.

Traveller DPD

Preliminary work has commenced on a Traveller Development Plan Document which will address the accommodation needs of Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople. A Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment has been undertaken and can be viewed at the Traveller DPD webpage.

Neighbourhood Plans

A number of Neighbourhood Plans are being prepared across the district. Further information can be found on our Neighbourhood Plans page.

Statement of Community Involvement

The SCI sets out Council policy for consultation on the Local Plan, Supplementary Planning Documents and planning applications (see Appendix D). ​

Statement of Community Involvement

Please note in response to the current Covid-19 situation it has been necessary to make changes to some of the references of how we are dealing with planning applications. These changes relate to the additional publicity measures that the Council had committed to carry out. The Council will therefore only be carrying out the statutory publicity requirements:

                                      Post submission of planning application

Nature of Proposed  Development

Statutory Publicity

Options for Additional Community Engagement

All applications except for:

Listed Building Consent

Consent to display advertisements

Prior approval for demolition of dwellings

Agricultural determination as to whether prior approval of the Local

Planning Authority is required

Applications made under Section 191 and 192 of the Act (applications for a

certificate of lawful development for existing or proposed development or use)

Details of valid planning
applications entered on
statutory register

Site notice or neighbourhood
notification letters

Site notice(s) to be affixed by planning officer in prominent position at the commencement of a 28 day consultation period


Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

The Council has not yet introduced a CIL. Further details will be set out on the website in due course. 

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