We can draw up a Neighbourhood Development Plan setting out what development we want to see – and what we don’t.
However it MUST:
- Have regard to national planning policy.
- Be in general agreement with the strategic policies within the Core Strategy (being developed by ELDC).
Does that sound a bit wordy?
What exactly does it mean!?
Ok, right, the Neighbourhood Development Plan can’t do:
- Affect existing planning permissions
- Block development already identified as necessary
- Block all future development
However the Neighbourhood Plan could include any of the following:
- Allocate sites for development of housing
- Policies on affordable housing
- Transport and access issues addressed by the planning system
- Provision for businesses
- Re-use of derelict land
- Protection of open spaces, nature reserves, play areas, allotments, sports pitches, The Heath and so on…
- Protection of important buildings, conservation areas and historic sites
- Promotion of renewable energy projects
- Car parking facilities
The above is a summary covering most aspects. For ful information you can read further on our FAQ and by reading documents available to the right on this page.
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