Consultation Draft Statement of Community Involvement 2018

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5. Supplementary Planning Documents

What are Supplementary Planning Documents?

5.1 Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) are intended to explain or provide further detail to policies or site allocations in a Local Plan document. They could take the form of design guides, area development briefs, master plans or issue based documents. They will be used in deciding planning applications and will help the Council defend its decisions at appeals.

Consultation Methods

5.2 When preparing Supplementary Planning Documents the Council will use the following method to engage with the local community:

SPD Stage

Consultation Duration

Consultation Methods

Draft SPD Consultation

Minimum of 6 weeks

Written / Email consultations with statutory consultees, general consultees on our database, other relevant stakeholders, individuals and organisations who have expressed a wish to be consulted or have previously made comments;

Draft SPD Consultation Minimum of 6 weeks Written / Email consultations with statutory consultees, general consultees on our database, other relevant stakeholders, individuals and organisations who have expressed a wish to be consulted or have previously made comments;

5.3 In addition to the above, the Council will provide details of the progress of emerging Supplementary Planning Documents on its website and within the annual Monitoring Report. SPDs will be reviewed in light of consultation responses and where appropriate amended prior to being considered by Committee for formal adoption.

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