Christchurch Local Development Plan
We are currently producing a new Local Plan which will consider a variety of planning issues, combining to set out the council's policies for the future development of the borough.
The main priorities are currently the production of:
The council has also published its Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) which sets out how the public and stakeholders will be involved in the Local Plan and on planning applications. An Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) is published in December each year and reviews the performance of policies in the adopted Core Strategy, saved policies of the Christchurch Local Plan (2001), as well as monitoring key performance indicators.
The team has already completed a number of significant studies to inform the evidence base for the LDF. These include:
Some important decisions have to be made about what Christchurch will be like in the period up to 2033, and the council needs as many people as possible to be involved in planning the future of the area. The Local Plan interest reply form provides you with an opportunity to get involved and to let us know how you prefer to be contacted.