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Village Vision Consultation

Posted on: Feb 11, 2013
Posted in: parish-council news

The District Council is preparing a new plan for East Cambridgeshire. The new Local Plan will set out a blueprint for the future growth of the district, looking at how much, where and when development should take place, up to 2031. It will seek to ensure that development in the district is 'sustainable' and meets the needs of the local area. The Local Plan will be the main basis for making decisions on planning applications.

Draft East Cambridgeshire Local Plan

Public Consultation 11th February – 25th March 2013

Download the Village Vision Flyer.

A draft Local Plan has been published for your comments. The Local Plan is split into 2 key parts:

Part 1: Spatial Strategy and Policies

This section sets out a strategic vision for future growth and a series of detailed policies to guide development relating to housing, employment, environment and climate change, community services and infrastructure.

Part 2: Village and Town Visions

This section comprises a 'Village/Town Vision' for every settlement in the district. It sets out how each settlement should change and improve, and identifies sites for development.

The map on the reverse of this leaflet shows the locations of proposed development.

How to comment

Your comments and views on the draft Local Plan and Village/Town Visions are welcomed. The document can be viewed on-line or can be inspected at the District Council Offices in Ely between 8.45am – 5pm Monday – Thursday and 8.45am – 4.30pm on Fridays.

Comments should be made by 5pm on Monday 25th March 2013 by completing our online comments form.

If you are unable to use our online form, please email us at ldf@eastcambs.gov.uk or write to the Forward Planning Team at East Cambridgeshire District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely Cambridgeshire. CB7 4EE.

Please also inform us if you would like to be notified at a specific address when:

· The Local Plan is submitted for examination

· the Inspectors report is published or

· the Local Plan is adopted


If you have any questions on the draft Local Plan, please call the Forward Planning Team on 01353 665555, or email ldf@eastcambs.gov.uk. Or attend one of our exhibitions – for details see the website at www.eastcambs.gov.uk

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