The Local Plan consultation is now open for views from 1 December 2020 to 22 December 2020. This is the next stage for informal stakeholder and public involvement in the review process for the local plan. The consultation document sets out the preferred spatial strategy for future development and proposed amendments to the existing strategic/development management policies and new development management policies for the period of 2022 – 2037. Contact Bloomfields if you would like representations made in relation to your site

Also running simultaneously is the consultation on the Sustainability Appraisal accompanying the Regulation 18b Preferred Approach. The Sustainability Appraisal is an iterative process which runs alongside the development of a plan and informs the ongoing decision-making process. The document being consulted on is a record of the appraisal work to date.