Archive for planning studies and previous monitoring documents
We are preparing a new Local Plan to shape how Doncaster develops: how we want it to look and feel; and the policies and proposals needed to guide development to the right places whilst protecting and improving the environment and people’s quality of life.
Follow the links below for information about the Planning Documents prepared by the Council, including the emerging Local Plan:
Doncaster Unitary Development Plan Review 2001-2016
A range of evidence is being produced to accompany the Local Plan and LDF.
This document describes Doncaster's landscape character and identifies the capacity of different areas of the borough to accommodate different types of development (in landscape terms only) - it also contains recommendations for developing planning policies.
The council has produced Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) to provide further guidance about the implementation of specific planning policies.
The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) (along with the Local Development Scheme (LDS)) outlines the procedure for producing the Local Plan.
As part of the early engagement stage of the new Doncaster Local Plan, a 'Call for Sites' was undertaken for a period of eight weeks between October and December 2014 to establish which sites landowners and developers wish to see considered for development through the new Local Plan.
The Government attaches great importance to Green belt. The fundamental aim of Green Belt policy is to prevent urban sprawl by keeping land permanently open; essential characteristics of Green belt are their openness and their permanence.