Planning Policy

Local Plan Review


The Strategic Planning team is currently preparing a new Local Plan for East Cambridgeshire.  Following Full Council approval on 05 October 2017, public consultation on the Proposed Submission Local Plan will take place in November and December 2017, full details will be provided in due course.

For latest news and updates visit the Local Plan Review page.

 


East Cambridgeshire Local Plan 2015

The adopted East Cambridgeshire Local Plan 2015 sets out the vision, objectives spatial strategy and policies for the future development of the district. It also identifies land and allocates sites for different types of development, such as housing and employment, to deliver the planned growth for the district to 2031.  To download the East Cambridgeshire Local Plan 2015, Policies Map and supporting evidence, visit the East Cambridgeshire Local Plan 2015 page.

Supplementary Planning Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) are developed to support the Local Plan.  They provide guidance on a range of planning issues, such as Design, Developer Contributions, etc.  In addition the Council adopted a number of Conservation Area Appraisals as SPDs. These documents are used to inform development proposals and decision making.  To find out more, visit the Supplementary Planning Documents page.

Monitoring

The Council monitors the performance of its planning policies to ensure they are effective.  To download monitoring documents including the Annual Monitoring Report, Housing Land Supply Statement and Local Development Scheme, visit the Monitoring and Local Development Scheme page.

Statement of Community Involvement

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) explains how the Council will involve communities, individuals, infrastructure and service providers, and other key stakeholders in plan-making and planning decisions.  To download the SCI, visit the Statement of Community Involvement page.

 


Neighbourhood Planning

Neighbourhood Planning is a new option for communities to decide the future of the places where they live.  The Council will actively support communities interested in neighbourhood planning.  To find out more, visit the Neighbourhood Planning page.

 


Contact Us

If you have any questions or queries, please contact the Strategic Planning team:

Tel: 01353 665555

Email: planningpolicy@eastcambs.gov.uk.

Or write to: Strategic Planning, East Cambs District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4EE.

If you would like to be kept up to date with the preparation of the Local Plan you can register your contact details with us.  Please note that the information you provide will be used specifically for Local Plan consultation processes and will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act.