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Local Development Scheme & Statement of Community Involvement

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The Local Development Scheme (LDS)

The timetable and details for production of the new Local Plan is contained in the Authority's Local Development Scheme (LDS) which was adopted by the National Park Authority on 19 July 2018.

View the Local Development Scheme (July 2018)

A full timetable is shown at Appendix 1. In summary, we anticipate that the formal stages of preparation and consultation will be as follows:



First Steps Consultation
September 2016
Main Issues Consultation
September 2017
Preferred Options
July 2018
Publication (Regulation 19)
February 2019
Submission to the Secretary of State (Regulation 22)
May 2019
July 2019
January 2020

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

An 'interim' Statement of Community Involvement was adopted by the Authority on 9 April 2020 to set out revised consultation procedures at a time of travel restrictions arsing from the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Once these have been lifted the 2018 version will once again be used by Authority.

View the 2020 Interim Statement of Community Involvement

The most recent Authority's Statement of Community Involvement was adopted by Planning Committee on 13 December 2018. The Statement sets out how we will consult and involve people when consulting on planning application and when preparing planning policy documents.

View the 2018 Statement of Community Involvement