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The Adopted Local Plan

Charnwood Local Plan

The adopted Local Plan for Charnwood is made up of the Charnwood Local Plan 2011 to 2028 Core Strategy (2015) and the saved policies from the Borough of Charnwood Local Plan (2004).

The Charnwood Local Plan 2011 to 2028 Core Strategy was adopted on November 9, 2015.

If you have any questions on the adopted Local Plan, please contact the Planning Policy Team on:


Borough of Charnwood Local Plan (2004)

The Borough of Charnwood Local Plan (2004) was adopted on January 12, 2004. Over the years many of these policies have been replaced and are no longer relevant, although a small number are still in use.

A list of the remaining saved policies from the Borough of Charnwood Local Plan (2004), which still form part of the adopted Local Plan, can be found below:

What is the Local Development Scheme?

The Local Development Scheme explains when documents will be produced and when you can expect to get involved. It is also gives a timetable for producing the planning documents that will make up the Local Plan.

A new Local Development Scheme took effect on  April 2015.  It shows you:

  • the planning documents that the Borough Council will prepare and the timetable for their preparation;
  • a timetable for preparing the Site Allocations and Development Management Policies and a revised Statement of Community Involvement.

The Local Development Scheme can be downloaded here

What is the Statement of Community Involvement?

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) explains how the Council will involve residents, businesses, groups and organisations in preparing planning documents and when consulting people on planning applications.

The Statement of Community Involvement can be downloaded here

Monitoring and Evaluation

Local Authorities are required to produce an Annual Monitoring Report. This is how we assess the Local Plan's performance and effects.

The latest Annual Monitoring Report is available to download here

Housing and Employment Monitoring

The Council monitors the supply of housing and employment land on an ongoing basis by evaluating the development of new sites and the supply of land with planning permission. The most recent housing data is available in the 5 year housing supply reports. Employment land data and the housing trajectory is available in the Annual Monitoring Report .