Decision details

Adoption of revised Local Development Scheme (LDS)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval of the revised Local Development Scheme (version 9) to set the timeline for Local Plan preparation and adoption.




(1)            the revised Local Development Scheme (LDS) as set out in Appendix 1 to the officer report, be approved; and


(2)            it be agreed that the scheme take effect from 25 February 2023, subject to call-in.


Reason for Decision:  Under the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended), the Council had a statutory duty to maintain an up-to-date LDS.  The revised LDS would fulfil the requirement under the Localism Act 2022 to update the LDS every three years.

Report author: Corporate Director Place

Publication date: 17/02/2023

Date of decision: 16/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/02/2023

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