The East Riding Local Plan comprises a number of different documents with policies to address key planning issues, as well policies that allocate land for specific uses.
It is the starting point for determining planning applications.
Information about the East Riding Local Plan; a suite of planning documents that together will provide the framework for managing development and addressing key planning issues in the East Riding
This is a form of public inquiry which will 'test' the Local Plan documents to see whether they can be adopted by the council for planning purposes.
The Strategy Document includes a vision, sets out how much development there will be and where this should go. It also includes policies on housing, economic development, the environment and infrastructure.
The Allocations Document allocates pieces of land for specific uses, including for housing, employment, retail, open space, gypsies and travellers, and transport.
The Bridlington Town Centre Area Action Plan (AAP) sets out the planning policy approach and development proposals for the town centre and harbour area of Bridlington.
The Joint minerals plan will set out a policy framework against which applications for minerals development will be assessed. It will also safeguard important minerals reserves to provide for the area's future needs.
The Joint waste Plan will allocate specific sites for waste management use and provide policies against which waste management proposals will be judged. It will also protect sensitive environments from harmful waste management development.
The policies map shows all the areas in the East Riding where different policies as part of the East Riding Local Plan apply. It show sites 'allocated' for development and those sites which are protected from inappropriate uses.
Neighbourhood plans can be prepared to provide additional policies for the use and development of land in particular neighbourhoods.
A Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge that can be introduced on new developments to help deliver new infrastructure, such as school buildings, flood defences and transport schemes.
The Local Development Scheme (LDS) sets out the documents we will prepare as part of the new Local Plan over the next three years. It sets out the timescale for preparing each document.
The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out the way the council will involve the local community, stakeholders and statutory bodies in the preparation of the new Local Plan. It identifies who will be involved, and when and how they will be involved.
Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) expand or add details to policies laid out in documents such as the Strategy Document or Allocations Document. These may take the form of design guides, area development briefs or be issue-based documents.
A Sustainability Appraisal (SA) assesses the policies and proposals in the new Local Plan against agreed sustainable development objectives. A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) assesses the effects of the new Local Plan on the environment.
The evidence base is a collection of information. It comprises of a number of studies, strategies and statistics to ensure that the East Riding Local Plan is based on a thorough understanding of the needs and opportunities of the East Riding.
A number of settlement profiles have been developed to help provide an understanding of the different towns and villages in the East Riding. The profiles bring together a range of information from the evidence base.
The Employment Land Review assesses the likely demand for, and supply of, land for employment uses. The Review has helped to understand how much land we needed to allocate for employment purposes.
The Town Centres and Retail Study provides advice on planning policy for town centres and retailing in the East Riding. The study includes a forecast for the amount of floorspace required for retail uses.
The Landscape Character Assessment identifies the areas of distinct landscape character within the East Riding and makes judgements about the quality, value, sensitivity and capacity for new development in each area identified.
The Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) collates information on all known sources of flooding that may affect existing or future development within the East Riding. It shows those areas that have a 'low', 'medium' and 'high' probability of flooding.
The Affordable Housing Viability Assessment provided the evidence to create an affordable housing planning policy for the East Riding Local Plan. It provided a robust and transparent means of determining justifiable affordable housing targets.
The Infrastructure Study identifies the various forms of infrastructure that are required to meet growth which may come forward through the East Riding Local Plan over the period 2009/10 to 2026.
This section details the work developed on the previous Local Development Framework (LDF) structure. This included documents on housing, employment, smaller settlements, generic development policies and transport. These documents are not being progressed further.
Information about how planning policies are monitored, what the annual monitoring report is, monitoring employment land, house building and housing land monitoring, housing land position statement and retail development monitoring.
Information about what the employment land monitoring report is, where to view it and allocations for employment use.
Explains what the strategic housing land availability assessment is, settlements and sites that are included, viewing the latest SHLAA online and viewing from previous years.
Information about what former Local Plans are and access to former Local Plans.
Details the requirements of the Open Space supplementary planning document. Provides information on how to determine the open space requirements on new housing developments.