Current Stage

Consultation from February 2015 to September 2016

Next Stage

Once the consultation is completed the Council will begin to develop a Draft Plan ensuring all options are considered and that the Council’s decisions are clear. In November 2016, the Council will hold a Pre-Submission consultation, which will close in December 2016. In February 2017, the Plan will be submitted to the Secretary of State and the Council hopes the examination hearings will commence in July 2017.

Intended Adoption Date

The Council intends to adopt the new Plan in December 2017.