Local Plan News – August 2016

2 September 2016

Local Plans updates this month are:

For more information about Local Plan changes and representations, please contact Darren Hendley, MRTPI, Principal Planning Consultant:

Tel: 01904 682 770

Email: darren.hendley@surface-property.co.uk

City of York Council has published a further Local Plan – Preferred Options document for consultation. The document sets out land allocations and to define York’s first permanent Green Belt boundary, although it does not contain planning policies. These will provided in a future consultation of the ‘Publication’ version of the  Local Plan. Proposed levels of development, in particular on greenfield sites, are significantly reduced from previous consultation versions.  The consultation continues until 12th September 2016.

Hull City Council has published its ‘Publication’ version of its Local Plan for consultation. The document sets out both planning policies and land allocations, and identifies areas suitable for wind energy development, largely within an urban context. The consultation continues until 12th September 2016.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has now adopted its Local Plan – Allocation Document, following the adoption of the Local Plan – Strategy Document earlier in 2016. All planning policies contained within the  former Local Plans – Beverley Borough, Boothferry Borough, East Yorkshire Borough Wide, and Holderness District Wide Plans – have now been replaced and no longer form part of the Development Plan for the purposes of determining planning applications.

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