View all council plans, policies and strategies, which outline the council's priorities and approach.
All council plans, polices and strategies can be found below. To view all the plans, policies and strategies for a particular area you can click on the individual categories on the right of the document panel or perform a document search using the keyword search above the document panel.
Strategies focus on the medium to long-term (typically 3-20 years) priorities of the council, or council and its partners.
Strategies (or plans) are forward looking, define outcomes, take a long-term view and outward look. They take into consideration local, regional, national and global factors.
Policies clarify and communicate the position taken by the council on a particular issue, ensuring compliance with legislation, a focus on service development, improved service delivery and efficiency and safeguard the council, employees and service users.