Runnymede 2030 Local Plan (Emerging)

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The Runnymede Local Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State on 31st July 2018. Planning Inspector; Ms Mary Travers BA (Hons) DipTP MRTPI, was appointed to undertake an independent examination into the soundness of the Runnymede 2030 Local Plan.

On 28th May 2020, the Council received the Inspector's Report on the Examination of the Runnymede 2030 Local Plan. The report sets out the Inspector's recommendations and her reasons for them. The Inspector's report concludes that the Runnymede 2030 Local Plan provides an appropriate basis for the planning of Runnymede Borough, provided that certain main modifications are made to it. The Inspector's Report and the Main Modifications Schedule can be viewed on the Runnymede 2030 Local Plan Examination page.

The Council has made temporary amendments to its Statement of Community Involvement following the issue of Government Guidance on 13th May 2020 which encouraged Local Authorities to undertake an immediate review where any of the policies in the Statement of Community Involvement cannot be complied with due to current guidance to help combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The amended document can be viewed on this webpage: Statement of Community Involvement. The amended measures within the Statement of Community Involvement come into force on 29th May 2020.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018. The Planning department has updated its privacy policy and it is available to view here: Privacy statement. In order to help comply with GDPR consent requirements you will be required to subscribe using the Consultation Database sign-up form. Should you wish to unsubscribe from updates at any time, please send an email with your contact details to and your details will be removed.

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Welcome to the Runnymede 2030 Local Plan Part Two (Regulation 19) Consultation page.
Welcome to the Runnymede 2030 Local Plan Part One (Regulation 19) Consultation page.
The SCI is a document that sets out how the Council intends to involve the community and stakeholders in the planning process.
The Local Development Scheme sets out the Council's timetable for Local Plan preparation.
The Duty to Cooperate (DtC) is a requirement of the Localism Act 2011. Its aim is to ensure that local planning authorities engage constructively, actively and on an ongoing basis, so that strategic, cross-boundary matters are dealt with effectively in individual Local Plans.