The Strategy Document is the overall planning policy document for the East Riding. It includes a vision and a number of objectives for the area, setting out how we would like the East Riding to look in 2029. It sets out how much housing, retail and employment land is required to meet the area's needs, as well as identifying key areas for protecting.
The Strategy Document is the overall planning policy document for the East Riding. It includes a vision and a number of objectives for the area, setting out how we would like the East Riding to look in 2029.
Importantly, the Strategy Document forms part of the Development Plan for the East Riding - that means it is the starting point for making decisions on planning applications.
The Strategy Document includes:
The Strategy Document was adopted by the Council at its meeting on 6 April 2016.
Strategy Document - Adopted April 2016 (pdf 8.1mb opens in new window)
Strategy Document - Adoption Statement April 2016 (pdf 95kb opens in new window)
Strategy Document - SEA Adoption Statement April 2016 (pdf 117kb opens in new window)
Hard copies of the Strategy Document are available to view in the customer service centresand main libraries.
The Strategy Document forms a key part of the East Riding Local Plan and sets the framework for other documents such as the Allocations Document, which identifies specific sites for development. In addition, the policies set out in the Strategy Document are represented on the Policies Map. An insert map for each settlement is available to view on the Policies Map page.
The Strategy Document was prepared having regard to national planning policies, a local evidence base and comments from local communities, businesses and other stakeholders. It went through a number of stages during its preparation:
Yes. The consultation documents, together with comments and officer responses are available to view on the Strategy Document preparation page.