The new Local Plan
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.