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Use PublicAccess to view Melton Borough Council's LDF Documents online.

Planning legislation has recently been updated under the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act. This Act requires that Local Planning Authorities prepare a Local Development Framework (LDF). This will set out the Council's policies for meeting the community's economic, environmental and social aims for the future, where this affects the development and use of land.

The LDF will comprise of the following parts:

The Local Development Scheme (LDS). This document sets out the overall timetable for the production of the LDF. It is a public statement detailing the Council's preparation of Local Development Documents which will form the LDF.

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI). This document details how the Council plan to involve the community during the production of the LDF.

A Sustainability Appraisal / Strategic Environmental Assessment (SA/SEA). The policies and proposals contained in the LDF must be appraised to ensure that they contribute to the aims of Sustainable Development. The SA/SEA document will set out the results from this appraisal.

Local Development Documents (LDDs). In addition to the documents above LDDs will form the majority of the LDF. These documents may include a Core Strategy, Specific Allocations of land, Area Action Plans, Proposals Maps, General Development Control Policies and Supplementary Planning Documents.

To view these documents please use the Document Search option from the left hand menu. Alternatively select View Map to view which documents effect an area or Property Search to view which documents effect a specific address.

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The LDF Document database was last updated on: 17/01/2011 4:05:37 PM

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