What is a Local Plan
Local Planning Authorities are required to produce a Local Plan which consists of a range of local planning policies, a spatial strategy for the future development of the borough and includes strategic site allocations.
The Basingstoke and Deane Local Plan 2011 – 2029 was adopted at a meeting of Full Council on 26 May 2016. View the Basingstoke and Deane Local Plan 2011 - 2029.
A range of documents have been prepared as part of the Local Plan and these are listed below:
|Local Development Scheme (LDS) - sets out the timetable for the production of the Local Plan documents.||LDS webpage||Approved September 2014|
|Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) - states how and when the council will engage with and consult the local community and stakeholders during the process of developing the Local Plan and on planning applications.||SCI webpage||Adopted July 2007|
|Authority Monitoring Report (AMR) - an annual review to monitor the implementation of the LDS and the delivery of the policies and objectives set out in the Local Plan.||AMR webpage||Current AMR (April 2014 to March 2015)|
|Evidence Base Studies - a collection of studies and background research which inform the Local Plan.||Evidence Base webpage||Ongoing|
|Sustainability Appraisal (SA) - a set of sustainability criteria or tests which measure the degree to which the policies and proposals in the Local Plan impact on economic, social and environmental issues||SA webpage||Adopted|
|Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) - a set of guidance documents that provide additional details in support of the policies in the Local Plan||SPD webpage||Currently available|
|General guidance (e.g. Design and Access Statements, s106 Planning Obligations, Historic Conservation)||General planning guidance||Currently available|
Local Plan team