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Supplementary planning documents and guidance

Supplementary Planning Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) add further detail to the policies in the Local Plan.  SPDs have been subject to public consultation and are a material consideration in determining planning applications.

The following development brief SPDs establish aims and principles for particular development sites:-

The following topic-based SPDs provide planning guidance on specific policy matters:-

Planning Guidance

Informal planning guidance documents have a similar function to SPDs, although they have less weight in determining planning applications as they have not been formally consulted on or their contents may not be appropriate for an SPD.