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The new Local Plan

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As the local planning authority, the council is responsible for developing local plans, gathering the necessary evidence, and consulting with local communities, businesses and interested parties.

The new Local Plan for Uttlesford will bring together all major planning policy for the District into a single document. It will also need to meet the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)
 

Housing Trajectory and Five-Year Land Supply

Uttlesford District Council has reviewed its housing trajectory and 5-year housing land supply and updated it. The council is able to demonstrate a housing supply of 5.14 years for the period 2023 - 2028. This is above the minimum threshold of 5 years as set out in the NPPF.


 

Local Plan Panel

The Local Plan Panel (LPP) is a working group of the Cabinet. It may make recommendations but is not a decision-making body. The LPP is a successor body to the Local Plan Leadership Group which stood between 2020 and 2023.

Local Plan timetable

Keeping you up to date on progress as we shape the new Local Plan.

Draft Local Plan (Regulation 18) Consultation

The consultation on the first draft of our new Local Plan for Uttlesford (Regulation 18) is now closed.

Consultation and the Community Stakeholder Forum

The Forum has been established to complement and enhance the consultation process by providing a platform for discussion amongst the community

Documents which make up the Local Plan

All the documents and evidence that we need to make the Local Plan

Local Plan FAQs

We answer some of your frequently asked questions about the Local Plan process

Call for Sites and Strategic Land Availability Assessment

Uttlesford District Council has issued a call for sites as part of its work on a new Local Plan. This is where you can find the information to submit a site for consideration.

Local Plan news

You can now sign up for Local Plan e-newsletters

What is the New Local Plan?

The Local Plan is the key document which helps us to develop the district of Uttlesford