Local Plan Evidence

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Introduction

To inform and shape the content of the Local Plan, a range of evidence has been prepared (see below - in alphabetical order).

A20 VISUM Study

A20 Study

Air Quality Assessment

Development Capacity Study

Employment Land Needs & Economic Futures Forecasting

Green Belt Study

Green Infrastructure & Ecological Networks

Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment

Housing Delivery Study

M25 & M26 Connectivity Study

Open Space Study

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

Strategic Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment

Strategic Housing Market Assessment

Strategic Land Availability Assessment

Surface Water Management Plan

Sustainability Appraisal

A Sustainability Appraisal (SA) has to be carried out during the preparation of a plan in order to promote sustainable development. The Draft Sustainability Appraisal of Sites sets out the process that has been used to shape the emerging development strategy to date. A Final Sustainability Appraisal will be published and consulted on alongside the Regulation 19 Local Plan.

Transport Assessment