Planning policies

The Council's current and emerging planning policies, supplementary guidance, current and past consultations on policy making, and strategy for planning across the borough.

Planning Policy and Guidance


Emerging Policy and Guidance

Other policy documents

  • Section 106

    Section 106 agreements or ‘planning obligations’ may be entered into between the Council and developers to help make unacceptable development acceptable in planning terms.

  • Community Infrastructure Levy

    Information on the Community Infrastructure Levy, and your obligations when making planning applications.

  • Monitoring Report

    Monitoring Report

  • Local Development Scheme

    The Local Development Scheme (LDS) sets out the timetable on a three year basis (updated annually) of the programme necessary to deliver the Local Development Framework

  • Involving People in Planning

    Involving People In Planning sets out how you can engage with the planning system

  • Article IV directions

    Some rights for "permitted development" are superceded by an Article IV Direction