|Community Infrastructure Levy
||The Community Infrastructure Levy is in preparation and will be charged as a fixed rate per square metre of new floorspace to help fund a wide range of infrastructure that is needed as a result of development. The examination of the Draft Charging Schedule is now in progress.
|Supplementary Planning Documents
||These give more detailed guidance on the implementation of policies, for example, on affordable housing and planning contributions. A number of SPDs are already adopted. A consultation on The Garden Village at Handforth draft SPD took place between 11 September and 22 October 2018.
|Authority Monitoring Report
||Sets out progress made on producing Local Plan documents and implementing planning policies. Data is reported on targets and indicators that enable the Council to monitor the effectiveness of its planning policies.
|Local Development Scheme
||Sets out the timetable for the preparation of Local Plan documents. The current scheme covers the period 2018 - 2020.
|Statement of Community Involvement
||Describes how the Council will involve the community and other interested parties in the preparation of new Local Plan documents and in the consideration of planning applications. We consulted on a revised and updated Statement of Community Involvement between 11 September and 22 October 2018.
|Infrastructure Delivery Plan
||The Infrastructure Delivery Plan Update (PDF, 1.2MB) sets out what future infrastructure is required and how it will be provided.
|Local Plan Research and Evidence
||Research and evidence is important to ensure that the Local Plan addresses the issues and needs present in the area. A large body of research and evidence has been published to inform the Local Plan including a Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment, a Strategic Housing Market Assessment, an Employment Land Review and a Green Belt Assessment.
|Local Plan Consultations
||Community engagement is very important when producing new Local Plan documents. This page reports on the consultations that have been carried out and those that are coming up soon. You can also register online to receive updates on Local Plan consultations.