Adopted Local Plan
The Council's planning policy documents set the strategic context for development in the District, governing the decisions made on planning applications and what types of development are suitable for each area. It is a key document that guides development in the District over the next 20 years.
The National Planning Policy Framework sets an expectation that each Local Planning Authority (LPA) should produce a single Local Plan which sets out the strategic planning priorities for the District.
The Localism Act, introduced in 2011, also comes with a requirement that Local Authorities produce and justify their own housing targets rather than having to rely on the targets set out by the abolished Regional Spatial Strategy (East of England Plan).
The Breckland Local Plan was adopted on the 28th November 2019.
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Last updated: 31/08/2021 11:09:17