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North Dorset Local Plan Part 1 - core documents

North Dorset District Council submitted the North Dorset Local Plan Part 1 Development Plan Document (DPD) to the Secretary of State for Examination on the 5 December 2014.

The tables below list the core documents which have been submitted for examination in addition to the main submissions documents.

2012 Consultation

2012 Consultation
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD001 The New Plan for North Dorset - Public Consultation on the Key Issues for the Revision of the Draft Document Consultation document which focuses on options for the overall level of growth and the spatial distribution of development. Oct 2012
COD002 North Dorset Infrastructure Delivery Plan Background Paper - Consultation Draft The Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) is a supporting document for the Core Strategy. It covers the plan period to 2026. The IDP will play a key role in co-ordinating the level of local infrastructure and services so that they meet existing and future demands. Oct 2012
COD003 Public Consultation on the Options for the Southern Extension of Gillingham Consultation document produced to address key aspects of the development. Providing an opportunity for the local community in Gillingham to express their views. Oct 2012
COD004 Addendum to the Initial Sustainability Appraisal Report This document formed an addendum to the Initial Sustainability Appraisal (SA) Report, produced by the Council in March 2010. Oct 2012
COD005 Results of the Key Issues Consultation - Full Report Report containing the results of all the questions asked in the Key Issues Consultation undertaken in 2012. Mar 2013

2011 Consultation

2011 Consultation
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD006 Spatial Strategy Taking Forward Growth in the Towns and Villages of North Dorset Report 2011 Consultation document for the taking forward growth in the towns and villages of North Dorset and neighbourhood planning consultation which took place in 2011. Nov 2011
COD007 Spatial Strategy taking forward growth in the towns and villages of North Dorset Letter to Parishes Letter to the towns and parishes inviting them to take part in the taking forward growth and neighbourhood planning consultation 2011. Nov 2011
COD008 Moving Forward with Spatial Strategy - Planning Policy Report Planning Policy Panel report showing the results of the initial consultation with towns and parishes on the options for growth and neighbourhood planning. Mar 2012

2010 Consultation

2010 Consultation
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD009 The New Plan for North Dorset - The Draft Core Strategy and Development Management Policies DPD The Core Strategy and Development Management Policies DPD covers the whole of the administrative area of North Dorset. It establishes the scale and broad location of future development and provides a strategic framework for development management decisions. Mar 2010
COD010 Initial Sustainability Appraisal Report This report is the Initial Sustainability Appraisal Report and has been produced in tandem with the draft DPD, detailing the results of the appraisal of the draft DPD. Mar 2010
COD011 Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report 2009 The Scoping Report forms the initial stages for the preparation of the Environmental Report for the assessment of the Core Strategy and Development Management Policies DPD Jun 2009
COD012 Habitats Regulations Screening Report for Appropriate Assessment of Forthcoming Local Development Documents The aim of this appropriate assessment is to identify any areas where there are likely significant effects to the Natura 2000 sites and assess these in detail. Dec 2009
COD013 Equality Impact Assessment on the Core Strategy Policies The Equality Impact Assessment (EqIA) is a systematic way of examining whether a new or existing function, policy or process differentially affects any person or group of persons. Dec 2009
COD014 Equalities Impact Assessment on the Consultation Process Assesses whether the consultation process has the potential to be discriminatory and to ensure that the way in which we communicate and the events we organise are available and accessible to everyone in the District. Nov 2009
COD015 PINS Front loading Visit Letter

On the 9 March 2010 a meeting was held with the Planning Inspectorate, who advised on the work carried out at that time on the draft New Plan. They formalised their response in a PINS Front loading Letter.

Mar 2010
COD016 The New Plan for North Dorset - Report on Responses to the Core Policies Report on the responses to the 2010 consultation on the The New Plan for North Dorset - core policies. Jul 2012
COD017 The New Plan for North Dorset - Report on Responses to the Development Plan Policies Report on the responses to the  2010 consultation on The New Plan for North Dorset - development management policies. Jul 2012

2007 Consultation

2007 Consultation
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD018 Core Strategy - Issues and Alternative Options This consultation document lists the issues and alternative options that will guide the preparation of the Core Strategy. Jun 2007
COD019 Issues and Options Implications of RSS The aim of this background document was to set out the implications of the Regional Spatial Strategy (RSS) for the level and distribution of housing development in North Dorset. May 2007
COD020 Assessment of Settlements Based on Population and Community Facilities This report identifies and audits the current services and facilities presently found in all settlements within the District and the resident population of those settlements. This report will be used as part of the evidence base in the production of the Council's Core Strategy. May 2007
COD021 Issues and Options Summary of Main Findings The Core Strategy: Summary of Main Findings report to the Issues and Alternative Options consultation document was prepared for the purposes of publication, prior to preparation of the Preferred Options. Oct 2007
COD022 Issues & Options Summary of Informal Consultation Response Summary of the informal consultation responses received on the Issues and alternative options consultation in 2007. Oct 2007
COD023 Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report 2007 North Dorset This Scoping Report comprised the first stage of the SA of the emerging North Dorset District Council LDF. The LDF will eventually replace the North Dorset District-Wide Local Plan 2003 in setting out policies and proposals to guide the future development of the area. Mar 2007

2005 Consultation

2005 Consultation
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD024 Raising awareness meetings April 05 final report Report summarising the results of five meetings held in each of the towns in the District during April 2005 to raise people's awareness of the new process and inviting discussion on both means of consultation and on the important planning issues facing North Dorset. Apr 2005
COD025 Report on Focus Group Meetings July 05 During July a series of five Focus Group meetings, each concentrating on a specific topic of relevance to the Core Strategy, were held within the District this report describes the process. Jul 2005
COD026 Analysis of focus group feedback July 05 Report analysing the feedback received from the five focus group meetings which were held to discuss various topics surrounding the future of North Dorset. Jul 2005
COD027 Report on first draft aims and objectives for CS July 05 Report covering the initial draft aims and objectives for the core strategy following the focus group meetings held in July 2005. Jul 2005
COD028 Report on July 27 Consultative Meeting Report on the Planning Policy Panel consultative meeting held on July 27th 2005. The meeting was to gather views on the emerging 'core strategy' of the LDF. Jul 2005
COD029 First Draft Vision Dec 2005 The first draft vision of the core strategy of the LDF produced for public consultation in 2005. Dec 2005

2003 Adopted Local Plan

2003 Adopted Local Plan
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD030 North Dorset District Wide Local Plan to 2011 (First Revision) Adopted 2003 The North Dorset District-wide Local Plan which was adopted by the council in January 2003. It comprises a written statement and a set of proposals maps that cover the whole district. Jan 2003

Gillingham Southern Extension

Gillingham Southern Extension
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD031 Gillingham Strategic Site Allocation - Concept Plan Workshop Report Report on the Gillingham Strategic Site Allocation Concept Plan Workshop, which took place in 2013. Mar 2013
COD032 Gillingham Neighbourhood Plan Vision - Report on Visioning Workshop Report on the Visioning Workshop which took place in 2012 to help produce the Gillingham Neighbourhood Plan Vision. Nov 2012

Other core documents

Other core documents
Document ReferenceDocumentDocument DescriptionPublication Date
COD033 Interim Position Statement on Housing Provision and Housing Land Supply This statement set out North Dorset District Council's interim position with regard to future housing provision and housing land supply after the Government announced its intention to abolish regional strategies. Jan 2011
COD034 Interim Position Statement on Affordable Housing This statement set out North Dorset District Council's interim position with regard to affordable housing provision after the Government announced its intention to abolish regional strategies. Jan 2011
COD035 Interim Position Statement on the Planning Guidance Note In February 2011 the Interim Position Statement on the PGN was adopted. This established that  the PGN would no longer be used as a basis for seeking contributions from developers towards the projects identified in the PGN. Feb 2011
COD036 Planning Guidance Note - Planning Obligations for the Provision of Community Infrastructure Following adoption of the Interim Position Statements the PGN was reviewed and updated, to reflect
transition between the extant Local Plan and policy guidance and the new emerging policy position.
Dec 2011
COD037 Managing Housing Land Supply Final SPD The SPD deals with the issue of housing land supply and its purpose is to provide further information as to how the District Council will manage the supply of housing land in accordance with the relevant policies of the Development Plan. Jul 2007
COD038 The Dorset LEP Planning Charter The Planning Charter sets out how we will support growth through the planning system by the delivery of quality places. The Charter is supported by a series of pledges which shows our commitment to providing excellent service across Poole, Bournemouth and Dorset. Mar 2013
COD039 The Dorset Heathlands Planning Framework 2012 to 2014 The new Dorset Heathland Planning Framework Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is proposed to run to 31 March 2014. Its guiding principle that there is no net increase in urban pressures on internationally important heathland as a result of additional development. Sep 2012
COD040 The Henstridge Airfield Master Plan Master plan produced for future development at Henstridge Airfield. May 2009

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