Business, Innovation, Employment & Skills Cabinet Member – Minutes – 29 March 2017
17 (17) NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE LOCAL PLAN (2017 TO 2036) LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME – The Director of Places submitted a report seeking approval for the timetable for the preparation of the North Lincolnshire Local Plan (2017 to 2036) as set out in the Local Development Scheme.
The council was seeking to develop a new Local Plan covering the period 2017 to 2036. The Plan would set out the vision and objectives for the area, allocate sites for housing, employment, retail, leisure and other forms of development and would set out development management policies over the period.
Section 15 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended), required the council to prepare a timetable, formally known as the Local Development Scheme (LDS), setting the documents that would make up the Plan and the key dates (or milestones) for its preparation. These included public consultation periods, submission to the Government for independent examination, the examination itself and adoption. The LDS was attached at Appendix 1 to the report.
The LDS must be made publically available and kept up to date. Progress in meeting these key dates would be assessed in the Authority Monitoring Report, which was produced annually.
The documents that the LDS stated would be produced were:
• North Lincolnshire Local Plan (2017 to 2036)
• Community Infrastructure Levy; and
• Statement of Community Involvement
The timescale for the Community Infrastructure Levy would be kept under review due to potential changes at the national level regarding developer contributions.
Resolved – (a) That the timetable for the preparation of the North Lincolnshire Local Plan (2017 to 2036) as set out in the Local Development Scheme be approved, and (b) that the Local Development Scheme be published on the council website.