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Charnwood Local Plan Core Strategy Latest News 

Core Strategy Examination in Public.  The Charnwood Core Strategy was submitted to the Secretary of State on the 20th December 2013 for Independent Examination.  Initial hearing sessions took place on 19 & 20 March at Loughborough Town Hall. The Inspector has sent a letter to the Council to set out his conclusions from the initial hearings.  For more information please visit our dedicated Local Plan Website by clicking here.

Allocations and Policies Plan Issues and Options - Charnwood Borough Council has started work on an ‘Allocations and policies Plan’. This document, along with the Council’s Core Strategy, will eventually form part of the ‘Local Plan’ for the Borough.  For more information please click here.

Consultation on designation of a Neighbourhood Area – an application has been submitted to Charnwood Borough Council by Thurcaston & Cropston Parish Council for designation of a Neighbourhood Area.  For more information on the consultation which runs from Monday 24th February until 5pm on Monday 7th April please click here.

Annual Monitoring Report: The Annual Monitoring Report for the Local Plan is now available.  Read more about the Annual Monitoring Report here.

Five year land supply: A review of the 5 year supply has now been published (August 2013). Read more about the latest Five Year Land Supply Assessment here.

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA): The call for sites has now ended for the 2014 SHLAA. Read more about the SHLAA here.

Quick Links

Consultation Website - Core Strategy Online Questionnaire

Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Core Strategy

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)

Evidence Base

Loughborough Science Park DPD


Charnwood Sustainable Community Strategy

Local Development Scheme (LDS)

Leicestershire Sustainable Community Strategy

National, Regional & Strategic Policy Guidance

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Sustainability Appraisal is an integral part of plan making. Sustainability Appraisal helps planning authorities to fulfil the objective of contributing to the achievement of sustainable development. Each DPD and SPD will have a sustainability appraisal report.

Last updated: Thu 3rd April, 2014 @ 16:04

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