Supplementary Planning Guidance

In addition to the adopted Local Development Plan, Supplementary Guidance (SPG) provides clear direction on planning and development issues. 

The council consulted on draft documents prepared to supplement policies in the Adopted Local Development Plan between 24 April and 5 June 2015 and the following SPGs were adopted in August 2015:

Planning Obligations SPG (pdf)

Affordable Housing SPG (pdf)

Archaeology and Archaeologically Sensitive Areas SPG (pdf)

Wildlife and Development SPG (pdf)

House Extensions and Domestic Outbuildings SPG (pdf)

New Dwellings SPG (pdf)

Flat Conversions SPG (pdf)

Parking Standards SPG (pdf)

Housing in Multiple Occupation SPG (pdf)

Security Measures for Shopfronts and Commercial Premises SPG (pdf) 

Mineral Safeguarding (pdf)

Outdoor Play Space Provision (pdf)

Tree, Woodland, Hedgerows and Development Sites (pdf)

Air Quality SPG (February 2018) (pdf)

The Supplementary Planning Guidance report (pdf) contains links to the SPGs adopted on 6 August 2015 

Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitat Regulations Assessment Screening Assessment (pdf) has been undertaken for each of the draft SPGs.