The Local Plan adopted by the Council in March 2019 is being fleshed out by further refinement of policies embodied in a Development Management (DMP) document. The public consultation on the DMP is proposed to run from a date in November 2021 for a period of six weeks.
There have some notable changes in the policy approaches set out in the agreed local plan which include refinement of policy approach, presentational/structural changes, new policies, deleted policies and changes in policy approach.
New policies due to changing national policy/guidance and consultation process include:
Some policies have been deleted as they are already addressed within the NPPF (recently updated), existing adopted policy or other emerging policies. These include:
The DMP also includes proposals to modify exisiting policies as an alternative option is considered more practical:
The full DMP in draft form as presented to the recent Executive Advisory Board can be linked to below.
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