Planning advice: meeting LDP requirements

Planning advice provides best practice guidance on how to meet the requirements of the Local Development Plan. The guidance provides applicants with a useful steer on proposals, leading to better quality developments from the outset. We review this advice regularly and update it as required. 

A number of Development Briefs and Masterplans have been prepared which hold the same status as planning advice.

In addition in 2015 the Economic Development team has provided advice on obtaining community benefits from renewable energy developments, including wind turbines.

View the most up to date agreed planning advice which reflects the National Planning Framework 4: