Planning policy is prepared at a national, borough and neighbourhood level. All applications for planning permission are assessed based on the planning policies which are in place.
We are responsible for preparing a Development Plan for Charnwood which provides long term strategic planning framework for the borough.
This includes preparing policies to guide future decisions on new homes, schools, open space, roads and jobs, along with protection for the local environment. We also provide support to communities preparing Neighbourhood Plans.
The Development Plan for Charnwood is made up of:
For more information on the Local Plan including the Core Strategy Examination in Public and Allocations and Policies Issues and Options Consultation please visit our Local Plan Website.
A timetable for the preparation of new planning policies is set out in the Local Development Scheme for Charnwood.
The Development Plan is supported by:
The October 2015 Five Year Housing Land Position is available below:
- Five Year Housing Land Supply - October 2015 (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
Last updated: Wed 7th September, 2016 @ 13:20