Local Development Scheme

Derbyshire Dales Local Development Scheme 2023-2026

Section 15 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act (as amended by Section 111 of the Localism Act) requires that local planning authorities prepare a Local Development Scheme (LDS), which sets out the Council’s programme for the preparation and adoption of the Local Development Documents over a three year period. The previous Local Development Scheme was brought into effect in November 2022 and covered the period 2022-2025.

A revised Local Development Scheme has been prepared to cover the period 2023-2026 and adopted by Council at a meeting of Community and Environment Committee on 7th December 2023.The revised Local Development Scheme sets out the timetable for the review of the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan adopted in 2017 and outlines the resources required to take the Plan forward and the risks associated with its preparation.

The timetable for the preparation of the revised Derbyshire Dales Local Plan set out within the Local Development Scheme 2023-2026 states:

  • Statutory Review of Local Plan Completed - January 2022
  • Housing Issues and Options Consultation - March 2024
  • Draft Modifications - September 2024
  • Draft Submission Modifications - February 2025
  • Submission to Secretary of State - June 2025
  • Examination in Public (end) - November 2025
  • Adoption - March 2026

Documents and Information

Derbyshire Dales Local Plan - Local Development Scheme 2023 -2026

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