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Evidence Base

The new Local Plan will need to be underpinned by a comprehensive set of evidence base documents so we can be sure that it is being created with the benefit of the best available information on the planning issues facing the North York Moors National Park.

This page will include links to the evidence that has been created to inform our plan.

Landscape

The North York Moors Landscape Character Assessment (2004)

Other Environmental

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Main Report (2017)

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Maps (2017)

Draft Habitats Regulation Assessment (2019)

Sustainability Appraisal

Regulation 19 Pre-Submission Draft Plan.

Sustainability Appraisal Report. This appraises how well the draft plan meets environmental, social and economic objectives. It has informed the plan-making process over time.

Main Report.

Non-Technical Summary

Appendices 1-4.  Summary of Requirements of SEA Directive, Review of Plans and Programmes, Consultation Responses to the Scoping Report and Preferred Options Draft Report.

Appendix 5- Sustainability Appraisals for Each Policy.

Appendices 6-8. – Cumulative Effects of Pre-Submission Policies,Recommended Mitigation Measures, , Monitoring Framework.

Regulation 18 Preferred Options Plan

Sustainability Appraisal - Preferred Options Local Plan (2018)

Initial Scoping Report.

Sustainability Appraisal - Local Plan Scoping Report (2016).

Appendices

Housing

The Strategic Housing Market Assessment, May 2016

Draft Land Availability Assessment, March 2019.

Draft Land Availability Assessment, Appendix 6 Site Assessments. Part 1 - Battersby to Coxwold

Draft Land Availability Assessment, Appendix 6 Site Assessments. Part 2 - Easington to Helmsley

Draft Land Availability Assessment, Appendix 6 Site Assessments. Part 3 - Hinderwell to Runswick Bay

Draft Land Availability Assessment, Appendix 6 Site Assessments. Part 4 - Sandsend to West Ayton

(Note - Appendix 6 documents are large files and may take a while to download.)

Draft Land Availability Assessment - A list of submitted sites with outcomes is also available.

Open Space

Open Space Assessment (July 2018),

Employment

Report on the Economy of The North York Moors National Park (2015)

Infrastructure and Viability

Infrastructure Assessment (February 2019).

Local Plan Viability Report (October 2018):

Main Report

Appendix 1 - Assessment of Policies (Policy Matrix)

Appendix 2 - Residential Site Typology Matrix

Appendix 3 - Residential Market Paper

Appendix 4a - Assessment of External Costs - Summary Letter

Appendix 4b - Assessment of  External Costs - Full Report

Appendix 5a - Stakeholder Workshop Attendance List

Appendix 5b - Stakeholder Workshop Presentation

Appendix 6a - Residential Appraisals Sites A to F

Appendix 6b - Residential Appraisals Sites G to L

Appendix 6c - Residential Appraisals Sites M to R