The Council is currently updating its Local Plan. Development decisions are based on the saved policies of the adopted Local Plan 1999-2006 and the emerging policies of the Local Plan 2012-2028, subject to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
The Richmondshire Local Plan Core Strategy was submitted for Examination by the Planning Inspectorate on the 28th February. For the latest news please visit the Examination Page.
The Council needs to ensure that local development targets can be met and the impact of development on local infrastructure is managed. The links below provide more infomation about how it does this.
- Strategic Housing & Employment Land Availability Assessment The Council is updating its SHELAA and has issued a Call for Sites on 7th April.
- Supplementary Planning Documents are being prepared on heritage design issues and affordable housing contributions. These will be published for statutory consultation when ready.
- Neighbourhood Planning
- Community Infrastructure Levy
- Annual Monitoring Report