- Planning Policy
Planning Policies are the 'rules' that the Council considers when it receives a planning application for development.
The Town Planning system is regulated through a large amount of legislation all of which can be found on the government’s website. (Opens in a New Window) Planning Policy is directed by the national policy as set out in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) (Opens in a New Window) and guidance on how the policy should be applied is set out in the National Planning Practice Guidance (NPPG). (Opens in a New Window)
The Council is currently working on the new Local Plan. (Opens in a New Window)