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Development Management Policies DPD Consultation Stages

Below are all the consultations held to date in relation to the preparation of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DM DPD).

Publication Consultation (2 November to 14 December 2017)

We are currently inviting representations on the publication DM DPD.

Listed below are the publication documents. All other supporting documents can be viewed via the Document Library below. For information on the consultation and how to respond, please see Development Management Policies.

Document Title Document Link Date
Publication Development Management Policies DPD Publication Development Management Policies DPD (PDF/2.6MB/98 pages) November 2017
Sustainability Appraisal Report Sustainability Appraisal Report (PDF/1.3MB/80 pages) September 2017
Sustainability Appraisal Report: Non-Technical Summary Sustainability Appraisal Report: Non-Technical Summary (PDF/641KB/28 pages) August 2017
Habitats Regulations Assessment Habitats Regulations Assessment (PDF/4.8MB/102 pages) September 2017
Consultation Statement Consultation Statement (PDF/4.7MB/367 pages) September 2017
Statement of Representations Procedure Statement of Representations Procedure (133KB/3 pages) November 2017
DM DPD Publication Document Library DM DPD Publication Document Library (PDF/752KB/16 pages) November 2017

Pre-publication Consultation

Between 19 June and 17 July 2017, we invited comments on a document that outlined proposed changes to the policies in the draft DM DPD and introduced two new policies. Comments were also invited on the Sustainability Appraisal for the new policies and on the updated Optional Housing Standards evidence topic paper.

Responses to the Development Management Policies DPD Pre-publication Consultation

Document Title Document Link Date
Draft Development Management Policies Main Changes document Draft Development Management Policies Main Changes document (PDF/2MB/59 pages) June 2017
Updated Optional Housing Standards Evidence Topic Paper Updated Optional Housing Standards Evidence Topic Paper (PDF/1MB/38 pages) June 2017
Pre-publication Consultation: Response Form Pre-publication Consultation: Response Form (PDF/182KB/6 pages) June 2017

Draft Plan Consultation

Between 10 November 2016 and 5 January 2017, we invited comments on a draft DM DPD setting out proposed new policies for the area.

Responses to the Development Management Policies DPD Draft Plan Consultation

Document Title Document Link Date
Draft Development Management Policies DPD Draft Development Management Policies DPD (PDF/3.5MB/150 pages) October 2016
Interim Sustainability Appraisal Report Interim Sustainability Appraisal Report (PDF/2.7MB/459 pages) October 2016
Draft Habitats Regulations Assessment Draft Habitats Regulations Assessment (PDF/2.7MB/70 pages) October 2016
Draft Local Planning Enforcement Plan Draft Local Planning Enforcement Plan (PDF/1.7MB/30 pages) September 2016
Optional Housing Standards Evidence Topic Paper Optional Housing Standards Evidence Topic Paper (PDF/943KB/29 pages) September 2016
Interim Consultation Statement Interim Consultation Statement (PDF/2.7MB/113 pages) October 2016
Draft Plan Consultation: Response Form Draft Plan Consultation: Response Form (PDF/1.3MB/6 pages) November 2016

Issues and Options Consultation

Between 6 November and 18 December 2015, we invited comments on an Issues and Options Paper that set out the policy areas to be covered in the DM DPD and various options for the direction of each policy.

Responses to the Development Management Policies DPD Issues and Options Consultation

Document Title Document Link Date
Development Management Policies Issues and Options Discussion Paper Development Management Policies Issues and Options Discussion Paper (PDF/1.5MB/96 pages) November 2015
Draft Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Draft Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (PDF/1.1MB/62 pages) November 2015
Issues and Options Consultation: Response Form Issues and Options Consultation: Response Form (PDF/1.2MB/6 pages) November 2015