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Planning policy and Local Plan

Local Plan

Local Plan

Our Local Plan balances the needs of residents, businesses and visitors with protecting the borough's most important countryside, landscapes and heritage. It addresses housing, employment, retail and leisure requirements, supported by suitable infrastructure including education, healthcare and transport.

Neighbourhood planning

Neighbourhood planning

Neighbourhood planning gives communities the opportunity to plan their local area.

Self-build and custom-build homes

Self-build homes

Local councils are required to keep a register of people interested in building their own home. This will help us assess the level of demand for self-build and custom-build homes in the borough.

Brownfield Land Register

Find out about the Brownfield Land Register which comprises a list of sites that have the potential to accommodate residential development.