Documents which make up the Local Plan
Putting together a Local Plan is a lengthy and complex process, and involves the gathering of lots of evidence, analysis, cooperation with other statutory bodies, and consultation.
Together, these documents set out detailed policies and specific proposals for guiding development in the district and guide day-to-day planning applications.
► Local Plan Evidence and Background Studies - inform the preparation of the Local Plan
► Community-led Planning- Parish and village plans inform 'action plans' to address the needs of local communities
► Local Development Scheme (LDS) - the programme and timetable for preparing the Local Plan
► Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) - provide approved planning guidance in the preparation of the Local Plan
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