Supplementary Planning Guidance

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

The council consults on draft documents prepared to supplement policies in the Adopted Local Development Plan and the following SPGs have been formally adopted and are relevant to the consideration of planning applications:

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)

Trees, Woodland, Hedgerows and Development Sites (pdf)

Air Quality (SPG) (Feb 2018) (pdf)

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


Contact the planning policy team.