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Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

This page includes details of the Council's Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document.

The Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) gives advice on residential development proposed within the Borough. Its aim is to ensure that all residential development is of a high standard.

Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document (PDF Document, 1.24 Mb)
Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document Sustainability Appraisal (PDF Document, 1 Mb)
Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document Statement of Consultation (PDF Document, 1.27 Mb)

The Council adopted the Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) in 2005. Its aim is to ensure that a high standard of design is achieved throughout all residential development that takes place in the borough. All new development should have a satisfactory relationship with its surroundings in terms of massing, height and balance and materials should be chosen carefully to give a pleasant appearance as well as identity to the scheme.

The Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document was adopted on Tuesday, 1 November 2005 and forms part of the Development Plan for the borough. The Development Plan forms the basis for decisions on spatial planning within the borough.

Timetable of production

Public Consultation on the Draft Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) took place from Wednesday, 31 August 2005 to Wednesday, 12 October 2005. The document was adopted on Tuesday, 1 November 2005.

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