North East Lincolnshire Council

Planning policy

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Our Spatial Planning team are responsible for guiding the future development of the Borough. They work on the preparation of the North East Lincolnshire Local Plan. You can find out more about the preparation of a new Local Plan for North East Lincolnshire on the new Local Plan webpage.

Local Plan – Inspector’s Report

The Local Plan was submitted for independent examination in December 2016 and Planning Inspector Kath Ellison was appointed to carry out that examination. The hearing sessions were held in April/May 2017. The Council received the Inspector’s Final Report on 7 February 2018, further information and a copy of the report can be found on the Inspector’s Report (2018) webpage.

Local Plan – adoption

A report recommending the adoption of the Local Plan subject to the main modifications set out in the Inspector’s Report will be presented to Cabinet committee on 14 March 2018. The decision is then to be ratified by Full Council on 22 March 2018 in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

Guiding future development in the Borough

Current and recent consultations

Can help to pay for infrastructure to support new development (CIL)

The authority monitoring report (AMR)

Timetable for the local plan preparation (LDS)

How to get involved in the local plan preparation (SCI)

More services

Detailed advice or guidance on the policies in the Local Plan (SPD)

Streamline the planning application process (LDOs)

Provides up-to-date and consistent information of all brownfield sites considered appropriate for residential development