This report presents a revised Local Development Scheme for approval. The revised timescale incorporates time for the work necessary to ensure conformity with the National Planning Policy Framework to be completed prior to publication of the plan. The timetable includes the submission milestone towards the end of 2019 and the adoption milestone before the end of 2020. A copy of the revised Local Development Scheme will be published on the Council’s website.
In accepting the recommendation, Cabinet will approve the publication of the revised Local Development Scheme.
The subject of the decision:
This report sought consideration of a new timetable for the revised Local Development Scheme. The Local Development Scheme set out the timetable for the production of the Local Development Documents which made up the Council’s Local Plan. The process for the preparation of a Local Plan was prescribed by statute and regulations which were reflected in the work programme. The Local Development Scheme must be made available publically and kept up-to-date.
Alternative options considered:
The reason for the decision:
A Local Development Scheme was required under Section 15 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended by the Localism Act 2011).
That Cabinet approves the publication of the Local Development Scheme.