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Local Development Scheme

Published: 2020-02-21 Updated: 2021-08-31 Subject:

Planning policy guidance

There is a statutory requirement for all local planning authorities to prepare and maintain a Local Development Scheme (LDS).  

The LDS is a timetable for the production of the Local Plan, Development Plan Documents and Supplementary Planning Documents that the Council is preparing, or intends to prepare. These documents are known collectively as Local Development Documents (LDDs). It is the starting point for residents and stakeholders to find out what planning policies relate to their area and how these will be reviewed.