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Local Plan Core Strategy

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.  For more information please visit our dedicated Local Plan Website by clicking here.

To view the Local Plan Core Strategy Pre-Submission Draft please click here.

Burton on the Wolds, Cotes & Prestwold Parish Council and Hoton Parish Council - The Parish Councils of Burton on the Wolds, Cotes and Prestwold and Hoton have joined together to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan and have written to the Council to request designation as a Neighbourhood Area.  The application is now subject to a six week consultation which will run from Tuesday 12th August until 5pm on Tuesday 23rd September. For further information please click 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.

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: Wed 20th August, 2014 @ 12:43

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