About the Local Development Framework

The District Council is currently in the process of producing the Local Development Framework (LDF) and the timetable for this is detailed in the Local Development Scheme. Adoption of the Allocations & Development Management DPD on 16th July 2013  completed the process of replacing the Local Plan with the LDF.

As a result the Development Plan for the District now comprises of the Core Strategy DPD and the Allocations & DM DPD DPDs and these will be the main documents used to assess planning applications. Other documents dealing with specific matters such as affordable housing and Gypsy and Traveller pitch provision will be produced over time to supplement these.

The LDF consists of a folder of documents including:

The timetable and process for the production of the remaining parts of the Local Development Framework is set out within our Local Development Scheme (LDS) which is available to view below.

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Planning Policy
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Kelham Hall
NG23 5QX

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