Evidence base

A range of evidence is being produced to accompany the Local Plan and LDF.

Evidence Base for the Local Plan and LDF

A range of documents contribute to the evidence for adopted planning policy documents including the:

Links to documents which contribute to this will appear on this page as they become available.

Please note: the evidence base will change over time and so this page will be updated as new documents become available.

Evidence base documents

Call for Sites provides a map and summary of the sites submitted by landowners and developers for consideration as development sites.

Employment Land Need Assessment - considers the likely economic transformation of an area, either growth or decline; and the likely land requirement to respond to such change.

Employment Land Need Assessment
Download (2.66MB)

Green Space Documents

Green Belt Review

Growth Plans prepared by Doncaster Council and the Sheffield City Region set out the ambitions and opportunities for economic growth in Doncaster.

Gypsy and Traveller Needs Accommodation Assessment (GTANA) 2016 sets out the existing provision of pitches and yards for gypsies and travellers and travelling show people and the need for pitches and yards over the next 5 years.

Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Need Assessment (GTANA) and Travelling Show People Accommodation Need Assessment (TSPANA) - 2016
Download (969KB)
GTANA and TSPANA - Appendix A
Download (218KB)
GTANA and TSPANA - Appendix B
Download (530KB)
GTANA and TSPANA - Appendix C
Download (93KB)

Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA) 2015 provides an assessment of the suitability, availability and achievability of sites for different forms of development.

Housing Need Assessment also known as Strategic Housing Market Assessment or SHMAA 2015 will set out the objectively assessed need for all housing in Doncaster and the proportion of this that should be for affordable housing and for gypsies and travellers.

Landscape Character Assessment Capacity Study and Further Work

Local Parks and Gardens

Minerals A suite of supporting minerals evidence base documents is in progress and will assess and provide information on ‘Safeguarding Areas’, ‘Areas of Search’ and Site proposals.

Retail, Leisure and Town Centre Study 2015 provides up-to-date evidence on current and future retail and leisure requirements including an overview of existing provision within town centres and out-of-centre locations.

Retail, Leisure and Town Centre Study - Volume 1 - Main Report
Download (2.22MB)
Volume 2 - Appendices
Download (6.65MB)
Volume 3 - Household Survey
Download (514KB)

Settlement Audit

Small Sites Settlement Boundary Review

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level 1 (2015)

Monitoring and historic documents

Monitoring is carried out on the adopted plans, further information can be accessed at Monitoring and Implementation.

Some older documents including previous monitoring reports and planning studies are available via the Archive.






Last updated: 28 November 2017 08:30:52