Consultation on Regulation 18 (Draft) Local Plan

The consultation is now closed, but you can view the comments made by using the online portal.

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The consultation closed at 5:00pm on Monday 4 September 2017.

The consultation covered:

  • The Core Strategic Policies (the overarching plan for how the district will develop)
  • Locations and numbers of new houses and employment sites
  • Development Management Policies (how planning applications should be decided

All the online comments made in the recent consultation can be viewed on the consultation portal. The responses which were made via email or post will be entered into the system over the coming weeks.

Online consultation portal ►

You can also view an interactive story map or a pdf copy of the Local Plan draft document below.

Explore the Regulation 18 Local Plan as an interactive story map

Icon for pdf Regulation 18 Local Plan Policies and text [7.09MB]

► Supporting maps can be found on the Regulation 18 (Draft) Local Plan inset maps page.

How can I find out more?

You can see all the maps and details of the proposed developments that were on display in our temporary exhibitions on our Regulation 18 (Draft) Local Plan exhibition panels page.

Copies of the draft document also continue to be available at the Community Information Centres at the libraries and on the mobile libraries.

How can I enquire about the Local Plan ?

All enquiries should be made to the Planning Policy Team.

Planning Policy Team
Uttlesford District Council
Council Offices
London Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4ER


What happens next?

The decisions the council will make following this consultation will set the context for new development over the next 15 years.

Responses to the document will inform the Pre-submission Plan (Regulation 19) which we will consult on in the winter of 2017/18. Following this consultation the Plan will be submitted to the Secretary of State to be subject to an independent examination by a Planning Inspector.


Additional information

► Sustainability appraisal

Icon for pdf Habitats Regulation Assessment: Regulation 18 Local Plan 2017 [680.12KB]

Icon for pdf Regulation 18 Local Plan 2017 Equality Impact Assessment [238.49KB]

► Local Plan evidence and background studies