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Local Development Scheme (LDS)

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) is the timetable for preparing the Council's planning policy documents. Collectively, these documents are called the Local Plan.

The following LDS was approved by Full Council on 13th February 2013 and took effect from the following day.

Local Development Scheme February 2013 (218KB) This document is a PDF file and will open in a new window. You will need Adobe Reader to view it.

This timetable is now being reviewed and a revised Local Development Scheme will be considered at the Cabinet meeting on 5th August 2014 as part of the Strategic Planning Matters report.  

Draft Local Development Scheme August 2014 (249KB) This document is a PDF file and will open in a new window. You will need Adobe Reader to view it.