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To use this interactive version of the Charnwood Borough Local Plan to its full potential it is recommended that the user reads the following How to Use guide first.

How to Use the Interactive Local Plan

The Local Plan is divided into 2 parts; Written Statement and Proposals Maps.

Navigating around the Written Statement

Selecting the 'Written Statement - Contents' in the header bar will show a complete list of all the chapters and policies contained within the Local Plan. Selection of a chapter title or policy will open the Written Statement in a new window. Once this window is open you can scroll through the chapter using either your scroll keys on your keyboard, the scroll bar to the right of the screen or by the scroll wheel on your mouse (if applicable). You can move between chapters by using the buttons at the bottom of this screen or by closing the window and reselecting from the contents menu.

Navigating around the Maps

Selecting Proposals Maps in the header bar displays a map of Borough and a drop down menu will appear. Here you can either click anywhere on the map displaying Charwood Borough or select a more specific location/inset map via the drop down menu. Either method will take you to an opening image of the inset/proposals map, click on the image to progress into the map window.

Navigating around the ‘Map Window’

The top locator maps on the right shows the geographical location of the main map image within . The lower locator map shows the geographical location of the main map image within the inset itself.

Upon selection In the page header of the link to the key page, a new window appears showing all the colours and styles used in the mapping to represent the policies featured within the Local Plan. This is a useful guide when identifying policies shown on the maps, it is highly recommended that you leave this window open while navigating the map window.

You can navigate around the currently selected inset map by using the arrows located around the main map image. By clicking on these the next map tile in that direction will appear. For moving larger distances you can click on either of the two locator maps to the right. Please note that any movement of the main map image will be correspondingly matched by the blue locators on the locator maps.

See below for a visual guide to navigation around the map window.