Development plan

Planning advice, technical guidance and development briefs

Planning advice

Planning advice provides best practice guidance on how to meet the requirements of the Local Development Plan and its associated supplementary guidance.

Review of advice is a continuous process and is refreshed as required. The list below represents the most up to date planning advice.

Although the advice notes below require to be updated, they continue to provide useful information:

Technical guidance

Development briefs

Development briefs summarise our vision and requirements for the development of a particular site.

They are written to guide developers, and usually cover issues such as development density, linkages to surrounding areas, suitable uses on the site and any other planning obligations such as specific affordable housing requirements and the provision of open space and landscaping.