All planning applications are assessed against national policies and local planning policies.
National policy can be viewed through the following link. Scroll down the page displayed to the highlighted "National Planning Policy Framework" section.
National planning policy (external website)
The council has issued advice on assessing planning applications against national planning policy.
Supplementary planning guidance
In addition, the council has published supplementary planning guidance.
Supplementary planning guidance documents provide further guidance on the application of Local Plan policies. They are not statutory documents but they are used to help make decisions on planning proposals.
They include the following topics:
- tourism accommodation
- flood risk
- renewable energy
- greenfield sites
- affordable housing
- outdoor playing space
- integrated coastal management plan
- roll back policy
- village design guides
Top of page