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).  

First consultation - current stage
The consultation is now closed, you may still use the consultation portal to view other's comments, which will be regularly updated as they are processed. 
Consultation Portal

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The Forum has been established to complement and enhance the consultation process by providing a platform for discussion amongst the community
Our approach to public consultation and involvement in the preparation of the Local Plan
All the documents and evidence that we need to make the Local Plan
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.
You can now sign up for Local Plan e-newsletters
The Local Plan is the key document which helps us to develop the district of Uttlesford
The Local Development Scheme (LDS) is the timetable for the preparation of the Local Plan
Meetings, papers and membership of the cross-party working group on the Local Plan