Issue details

Local Development Scheme (LDS): Update

This report sets out details of an updated Local Development Scheme (LDS). The LDS sets out details of the planning policy documents that the Council has adopted, is presently preparing and those that it intends to prepare, including those which form the Development Plan. It is intended to provide information to local residents and other interested parties to help them participate in the plan-making process. It gives details about:

-       The documents the Council will be preparing;

-       The subject matter and geographical area to which these documents relate; and

-       The timetable for their preparation and adoption.

The LDS will update and replace the current LDS dated October 2021. The LDS update (December 2023) taking effect, is dependent upon the decision of Full Council on 13 December 2023, on the new Local Plan and the Council’s response to the initial findings of the Local Plan Examination Inspector. 

Decision type: Exec Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/07/2023

Decision due: Not before 13th Nov 2023 by Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning

Lead director: Director of Finance, Policy and Development (Section 151 Officer)

Department: Planning Policy

Contact: Ellen Gilbert, Planning Policy Manager Email:

Consultation process

Report to be published before decision is made.