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Local plan evidence base

The Local Plan evidence base contains a series of reports and studies which have helped to shape the planning policies for the District.

Environment and nature

Flood risk assessments also form part of the evidence base and are available to download from the Flood Risk Assessment page.

Viability assessment draft

Local Plan Economic Viability Assessment 

We are required to collect and use evidence about the likely viability of development sites to support our new Local Plan.  A study to consider this and also the potential for a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) together with the scope for affordable housing has been commissioned. 

A consultation was held during Autumn 2020, further information can be viewed on the consultation portal.