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What is a Local Plan
A Local Plan sets out local planning policies and identifies how land is used, determining what will be built within a local authority area. Adopted local plans provide the framework for an area's development.
Click the buttons below to find out further details about specific Local Plan and Planning Policy matters for Nottingham City.The Adopted Local Plan
In Nottingham the Local Plan comprises the:
- Nottingham City Aligned Core Strategy - ACS (2014) (Part 1 Local Plan)
- Land and Planning Policies Document - LAPP (2020) (Part 2 Local Plan) and;
- the jointly prepared Nottinghamshire and Nottingham Waste Core Strategy (2013).
Use Class Order Changes
Since the adoption of the Local Plan, the government has made significant changes to the Use Class Order. The Council has prepared this statement of Use Class Change which set out how policies in the Local Plan and Supplementary Planning Documents that refer to specific use classes can be applied in light of these changes.Latest News and Consultations
Details of the latest news related to the Local Plan and current and past consultations.Greater Nottingham Consultation Database
To enable us to undertake consultations on the Local Plan and related documents we are setting up a joint consultation database with other Greater Nottingham councils (Broxtowe, Erewash, Gedling and Rushcliffe) to review the Aligned Core Strategy (Part 1 of the Local Plan).
Further information including the necessary details you need to provide are available on the Greater Nottingham Consultation Database page.Local Plan Review
The Aligned Core Strategies - Local Plan Part 1 is at the early stages of review. The Land and Planning Policies Document - Local Plan Part 2 was adopted by the Council on 13th January 2020 (see committee papers) following receipt of the Inspector's report. Archive information about the examination of the LAPP can be found on the Examination Web pages.Supplementary Planning Documents/Guidance
Details of Supplementary Planning Documents, Supplementary Planning Guidance, Design Quality Framework, Interim Planning Guidance, Development Briefs, Conservation Area Character Appraisal & Management Plans and Information Planning Guidance.Other Local Plan Related Documents
List of other Local Plan related documents for example The Interim Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) 2020), The Local Development Scheme (LDS), The Authority Monitoring Report (AMR) 2020 including Updated Student Information and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019-20.Useful External Planning Links
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