The council produces documents as evidence to support current and emerging policy. Guidance notes are also available to provide additional detail on key issues.
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations came into force in April 2010 and provides borough and district councils, as 'charging authorities', with a new mechanism to raise money from development in their area to fund infrastructure. Please refer to the following web page for further information about CIL:
General advice about planning issues in the Borough:
Guidance on Green Belt Policy (extensions and new dwellings in the Green Belt):
(renewable energy calculator)
Planning infrastructure contribution: Planning Obligations (policy documents and guidance)