Adopted Local Plan


The council's planning policy documents set the strategic context for development in the District. These include governing the decisions made on planning applications and which 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.

Following the Examination in April 2023, the Council received the final Inspector's Report in respect of the Examination of the Partial Update and the Inspector found the review to be 'sound'. The Breckland Local Plan (as amended by the Partial Update) was adopted at Council on 21 September 2023. 

The Report of the Inspector into the Partial Update together with the Adoption Statement and Sustainability Appraisal post Adoption Statement can be viewed here:

The Local Plan (2023)  document can be viewed below.

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Last updated: 22/09/2023 12:55:28