15 July 2012…..Please make yourself familiar with what is happening on this front. The Local Plan will be replaced by The City Plan in due course and this central policy document will be GOD when it comes to deciding planning applications. Well….maybe….somewhat!
When the Coalition finalised approval of the National Planning Policy Framework on 27th March, Local Plans (which the city plan will be by another name) were given a boost in power and importance. They must be what you want them to be otherwise the NPPF is the decider.
Please note that whilst the deadline for commenting is the 20th of July, BHCC tweeted on 17.7.12 morning that consultation responses will be accepted up to midnight of Monday, 23.7.12. View the council page on this here: City Plan