The new Local Plan

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As the local planning authority, the council is responsible for developing local plans, gathering the necessary evidence, and consulting with local communities, businesses and interested parties.

The new Local Plan for Uttlesford will bring together all major planning policy for the District into a single document. It will also need to meet the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).  

Assessment of culture, creativity and the arts
The Cultural Engine, an Essex-based social enterprise that develops social, economic and cultural projects, is working on developing a comprehensive 'baseline assessment' of culture, creativity and the arts to inform the Local Plan process. If you work or take part in the cultural, creative or arts sectors as an amateur or professional, the council would like to hear from you.
Take Survey

Consultation and the Community Stakeholder Forum

The Forum has been established to complement and enhance the consultation process by providing a platform for discussion amongst the community

Duty to Cooperate

Notes of meetings with duty to cooperate partners.

Call for Sites and Strategic Land Availability Assessment

Uttlesford District Council has issued a call for sites as part of its work on a new Local Plan. This is where you can find the information to submit a site for consideration.

Statement of Community Involvement and Engagement Strategy

Our approach to public consultation and involvement in the preparation of the Local Plan

Documents which make up the Local Plan

All the documents and evidence that we need to make the Local Plan

Local Plan news

You can now sign up for Local Plan e-newsletters

What is the New Local Plan?

The Local Plan is the key document which helps us to develop the district of Uttlesford

Local Development Scheme

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) is the timetable for the preparation of the Local Plan

Local Plan Leadership Group

Meetings, papers and membership of the cross-party working group on the Local Plan