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Local Development Plan

Current Plans & Policies

These following Development Plans will continue to inform planning decisions until the new LDP is adopted:

The operational planning policies as contained within the existing suite of Planning Policy Statements (PPS’s) published by DOE, will continue in force until our new Plan Strategy is adopted. The strategic policies contained within the Strategic Planning Policy Statement will continue to apply

Our Development Plan Functions also include:

  • Monitoring and review of LDP’s
  • Preparation, monitor and review of supplementary planning policy and guidance
  • Designation, variation and/or cancellation of Conservation Areas (CA’s)
  • Designation of Simplified Planning Zones