Development in the Countryside and Greenbelt Guidance Review

Closed 27 Aug 2017

Opened 17 Jul 2017


The Council prepares a Local Development Plan to direct new development.  Policy Env 10 of the Plan advises on new development in the countryside and green belt.  This Guidance gives further interpretation of the policy.

Why We Are Consulting

We are seeking the views of all those who use the Guidance for Development in the Countryside and Green Belt.  The Guidance has been updated to reflect the adopted Local Development.  Please read the draft Guidance before completing the survey below.

What Happens Next

After the consultation we will consider any amendments to the Guidance for Development in the Countryside and Green Belt.  Any modifications will then be reported to one of the Council’s Committee’s for approval.  The Guidance will then used in assessing planning applications alongside the Local Development Plan.


  • All Areas


  • Anyone from any background


  • Conservation
  • Land and property
  • Local plans and guidelines
  • Planning applications
  • Permissions for development
  • Area regeneration
  • Public space