Preparation has begun on the production of the Stockton-on-Tees Local Plan.
The Local Plan will set out the overall strategy and policies for the development and use of land in locations across the Borough. The Local Plan will:
Further information regarding the production on the Local Plan can be found using the following links:
In addition to the Local Plan, the Council also has responsibility to prepare and maintain a Local Development Scheme (LDS) through the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended). The main purpose of the LDS is to enable the local community and any other interested person, company or organisation to find out the planning policy documents that the Council intends to produce and the timetable for their production.
For anyone interested in the preparation of the Local Plan, they should refer to the LDS as it sets out the:
For further information on the Local Development Scheme please view the attached document.
The timetable for preparing the Local Plan is as follows:
|1||Completion of Evidence Base Review||Summer 2016|
|2||Targeted engagement||Summer 2016|
|3||Plan in Preparation Stage||Autumn 2016|
|4||Publication Draft Plan||Summer 2017|
|5||Submission of Draft Plan||Autumn 2017|
|7||Inspectors’ Report||Spring 2018|
The Statement of Community Involvement sets out Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s policies for involving interested parties in matters relating to development in their area. It applies to:
The Statement of Community Involvement was adopted in November 2016
To reflect the recent changes to UK data privacy law, please find a link below to the Council’s updated General Privacy Notice, which tells you what we do with your personal information and how it’s used. If you have any questions in relation to your personal data, please contact the Spatial Planning Team.