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Local development scheme

Our programme for preparing local development documents is set out in the Local Development Scheme, which has been renamed the Local Plan Delivery Programme. The current Programme covers the period 2013 – 2015.

The 2013 - 2015 programme for document preparation should be viewed alongside the 2007-2009 version which provides relevant background information. Our work priorities are:

Local Plan

Policies, Sites and Places Plan

This document will include development management policies, development sites and the aspirations of local communities for their area, within the context set by the Core Strategy.

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD)

The following SPD documents are listed in the Local Plan Delivery Programme:

  • CIL and S106 Guide SPD
  • Cribbs Patchway Development Framework SPD
  • East of Harry Stoke New Neighbourhood Masterplan SPD
  • Renewable Energy SPD
  • Green Infrastructure SPD
  • Affordable Housing and Extra Care SPD
  • Waste Collection Guidance for new developments SPD
  • Local List Review 2013/2014
  • Bitton Conservation Area Character Appraisal SPD
  • Dyrham Conservation Area Character Appraisal SPD
  • Design Checklist SPD

Other Documents

Revised Statement of Community Involvement

An updated version of the SCI is planned in order to set out the Council’s approach to Neighbourhood Planning and reflect the Council’s updated decision making processes.

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) & accompanying Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

A CIL allows local authorities to raise funds on a tariff / pro-rata basis from developers carrying out development projects in their area. The Council is preparing a CIL Charging Schedule and an accompanying S106 Guide SPD.

Neighbourhood Development Plans

To be confirmed.

Policies map

The Policies Map will illustrate all the policies set out in Local Plan and Neighbourhood Development Plans and will be changed as each new plan is adopted.