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How the Local Plan was prepared

This section includes information on how the current Local Plan emerged, from initial consultations on early drafts, through to examination and adoption.

A brief history of the process is given below. Where possible links have been provided but all historic meetings papers can be found here.

Historic meeting papers


Local Plan Examination Library (archived)

The evidence base behind the Local Plan is extensive. A complete list of all the documents submitted for consideration by the local plan Inspector during the course of Examination is available here. Please contact the Planning Strategy team if you would like to know more about a particular item.