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The Local Plan is supported by a series of documents

The table below sets out the documents that have been used to inform the preparation of the Core Strategy. Documents have one of the following status:

  • S - 'Submitted' -a document that was formally submitted to the Secretary of State on 4 September to support the inspection of the Core Strategy
  • E - 'Added during Examination' - additional core documents that have been prepared to support the Core Strategy post-submission, usually on request of the Inspector
  • O - 'Other' - a background document that is relevant to the Core Strategy

This live table will be updated throughout the examination of the Core Strategy.

For further information on the status of the Core Strategy examination and the latest timetable, please refer to the examination information.

Ref NoStatusDocumentPublication DateDescriptionLink
CD001SSubmission Core StrategySept-13Sets out the strategy for development in Fenland up to 2031Icon for pdf CD001 [2.41MB]
CD002(a)ESchedule of Suggested ChangesSept-13

Sets out the Council's proposed minor changes to the Core Strategy

Icon for pdf CD002(a) [58.66KB]
CD002(b)ESchedule of Suggested ChangesNov-13

Sets out the Council's proposed modifications to the Core Strategy (version b)

Icon for pdf CD002(b) [146.4KB]
CD003SSubmission Policies MapSept-13Identifies land for major new development as well as protection areas (such as Conservation Areas and nature sites)CD003
CD004(a)SSustainability Appraisal Part 1Sept-13A statutory tool used throughout the preparation of the Core Strategy to assess the impact of the policies and proposals on sustainability Icon for pdf CD004(a) [1.2MB]
CD004(b)SSustainability Appraisal Part 2Sept-13As above, focusing on the allocation of specific sitesIcon for pdf CD004(b) [2.26MB]
CD004(c)SNon technical summary of the Sustainability AppraisalSept-13A summary of the Sustainability AppraisalIcon for pdf CD004(c) [831.07KB]
CD004(d)SSustainability Appraisal Scoping DocumentJan-11A report to establish the criteria to be used to assess the sustainability of the Core StrategyIcon for pdf CD004(d) [1.23MB]
CD005SHabitats Regulations AssessmentSept-13Stage 1 (Screening) to determine whether the Core Strategy is likely to have significant impact on a Natura 2000 sitesIcon for pdf CD005 [1.57MB]
CD006SStatement of ConsultationSept-13Sets out the consultation arrangements have been undertaken in the preparation of the Core StrategyIcon for pdf CD006 [6.0MB]
CD007(a)SProposed Submission Statutory NoticeFeb-13Public notice setting out when and where consultation documents were availableIcon for pdf CD007(a) [11.0KB]
CD007(b)SProposed Submission (Addendum) Statutory NoticeJune-13Public notice setting out when and where consultation documents were availableIcon for pdf CD007(b) [12.06KB]
CD008SLocal Development SchemeMarch-13Timetable setting out the preparation stages of the Local PlanIcon for pdf CD008 [696.73KB]
CD009SCustomer Impact ReviewSept-13Assessment of equality in the preparation of the Core StrategyIcon for pdf CD009 [687.19KB]
CD010SProposed Submission Version of the Core StrategyFeb-13Proposed Submission version of the Core StrategyIcon for pdf CD010 [2.42MB]
CD011SProposed Submission Policies MapFeb-13Identifies land for major new development as well as protection areas (such as Conservation Areas and nature sites)CD011
CD012SCore Strategy Addendum DocumentJune-13Core Strategy - addendum consultation version. Including updates to Sustainability Appraisal, Habitats Regulations Assessment and Policies MapIcon for pdf CD012 [13.7MB]
CD013EStatement of Common GroundOct-13Statement of Common Ground relating to the A47 in and around Wisbech in both Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.Icon for pdf CD013 [846.1KB]
CD014SAffordable Housing Viability AnalysisJan-10Examines the impacts on development viability of applying affordable housing percentages on residential development sitesCD014
CD015SCambridge - sub-regional Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs AssessmentOct-11An assessment of need for permanent pitch provision for Gypsies and Travellers, and an indication of need in relation to Travelling Show PeopleIcon for pdf CD015 [274.1KB]
CD016SObjectively Assessed Need for Additional Housing - Memorandum of Co-operationMay-13To set out the objectively assessed need for additional housing to 2031Icon for pdf CD016 [724.77KB]
CD017SCambridgeshire and Peterborough Memorandum of Co-operation - Spatial Approach 2011-31May-13Produced by the local authorities to support the development of a coherent and comprehensive growth strategy across Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughIcon for pdf CD017 [1.11MB]
CD018SEconomic Development StrategyJan-13The framework for the development of the Fenland economyIcon for pdf CD018 [7.89MB]
CD019(a)SFenland District Wide Local Plan 1993Aug-93Adopted Local PlanCD019(a)
CD019(b)SFenland District Wide Local Plan Saved PoliciesSept-07Adopted Local Plan Policies Saved  by the Secretary of StateIcon for pdf CD019(b) [16.94KB]
CD020(a)SMonitoring Report 11/12Dec-12Annual monitoring report setting out key facts and figures on development in FenlandIcon for pdf CD20 [17.33MB]
CD020(b)SMonitoring Report 12/13Dec-13Annual monitoring report setting out key facts and figures on development in Fenland as at 31 March 2013Icon for pdf CD020(b) [15.18MB]
CD021SStatement of Community InvolvementJune-13Sets out how the Council intend to involve communities and stakeholders in preparing the Local Plan and determining planning applications 
CD022SEmployment Evidence ReportSept-13Provides evidence on the level of employment growth to 2031Icon for pdf CD022 [948.88KB]
CD023SThreshold Policy for Retail Impact TestFeb-13Consideration of local floorspace threshold for retail impact assessmentsIcon for pdf CD023 [663.33KB]
CD024STown Centre Annotations on the Policies MapFeb-13Definition of the extent of town centres and primary shopping areasIcon for pdf CD024 [706.55KB]
CD025SHousing Evidence ReportSept-13Provides background information and justification for the delivery of housing. THIS REPORT HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY CD025(a).Icon for pdf CD025 [971.09KB]
CD025(a)EHousing Evidence Report - November 2013 UpdateNov-13Replaces the previous 'September 2013' version. Provides background information and justification for the delivery of housing using the latest 12/13 monitoring data.Icon for pdf CD025(a) [5.58MB]
CD026SNatural Environment Evidence ReportSept-13Provides background information and justification for policy CS19,  Natural EnvironmentIcon for pdf CD026 [641.31KB]
CD027SCommunity Safety EvidenceFeb-13Providing background evidence and justification for CS17, Community SafetyIcon for pdf CD027 [643.51KB]
CD028SFlood Risk Sequential and Exception TestSept-13Assessment of growth locations in relation to flood riskIcon for pdf CD028 [677.28KB]
CD029SHistoric Environment Evidence ReportFeb-13Provides background information and justification for policy CS18, Historic EnvironmentIcon for pdf CD029 [632.72KB]
CD030SInfrastructure Delivery PlanFeb-13This live document sets out the key items of infrastructure necessary to support the growth proposed in the Core StrategyIcon for pdf CD030 [987.27KB]
CD031SParking Standards Evidence ReportFeb-13Provides evidence on the Parking StandardsIcon for pdf CD031 [638.64KB]
CD032SSettlement Hierarchy Evidence ReportFeb-13Assessment of the facilities and services in each of the settlements in the districtIcon for pdf CD032 [750.16KB]
CD033SVillage Thresholds Evidence ReportFeb-13Provides background information and justification for Village thresholdsIcon for pdf CD033 [657.74KB]
CD034SGoing for Growth Evidence ReportFeb-13Considering the implications of growth in the districtIcon for pdf CD034 [837.21KB]
CD035SHealth and Wellbeing Policy Supporting DocumentMarch-13Providing background evidence and justification for CS2, Facilitating Health and Wellbeing of Fenland ResidentsIcon for pdf CD035 [970.18KB]
CD036SOpen Space Standards ReportFeb-13Provides background information and justification of Open Space standardsIcon for pdf CD036 [673.23KB]
CD037SDuty to Co-operate SummarySept-13Sets out how the Duty to Co-operate has been fulfilledIcon for pdf CD037 [1.06MB]
CD038SViability ReportSept-13Consideration of the viability implications of the Core StrategyIcon for pdf CD038 [669.03KB]
CD039ECambridgeshire County Council Memorandum of AgreementOct-13Memorandum of Agreement between CCC and FDCIcon for pdf CD039 [224.92KB]
CD040EHousing Apportionment and Peterborough Evidence ReportNov-13Explains the housing apportionment in relation to PeterboroughIcon for pdf CD040 [32.87KB]
CD041EStatement of Common Ground between FDC and Peterborough City CouncilNov-13Explains the areas of agreement between FDC and Peterborough City CouncilIcon for pdf CD041 [10.15KB]
CD042EFacilitating Growth in FenlandNov-13Guidance note to provide advice and direction to help facilitate the processing of complex planning proposals in FenlandIcon for pdf CD042 [1.01MB]
CD043EFenland Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessment (GTANA) Update 2013Nov-13The study updates the Cambridge Sub-Region GTANA 2011 for the Fenland district.Icon for pdf CD043 [339.92KB]
CD044EDelivering and Protecting High Quality Environments in Fenland draft Supplementary Planning DocumentNov-13Draft SPD to support the Core StrategyIcon for pdf CD044 [478.37KB]
CD045EResource, Use, Renewable Energy and Allowable Solutions - draft Supplmentary Planning DocumentNov-13Draft SPD to support Core Strategy Policy CS14Icon for pdf CD045 [19.86MB]
CD046EPopulation, Housing and Employment Forecasts - Technical ReportApril-13A report by Cambridgeshire County Council Research and Performance Team to support spatial strategy developmentIcon for pdf CD046 [1.09MB]
CD047EStatement and appendices from J R Maxey (Maxey, Grounds & Co)Dec-13Statement and appendices submitted by J R Maxey in relation to Matter 4 (affordable housing)

Icon for pdf HS10 - 1 of 3 [468.68KB]Icon for pdf HS10 - 2 of 3 [475.89KB]Icon for pdf HS10 - 3 of 3 [117.84KB]

 OCambridgeshire Surface Water Management PlanMay-11Study on surface water management issues across CambridgeshireCambridgeshire Surface Water Management Plan
 OCambridgeshire Green Infrastructure ReviewJuly-11Sets out the benefits and functions of Green Infrastructure and encourages a co-ordinated and consistent approach to Green Infrastructure planningLocal Transport Plan
 OCambridgeshire-wide Joint StatementJuly-12Joint statement from Cambridgeshire District Councils on future growthIcon for pdf Cambridgeshire-wide Joint Statement [26.66KB]
 ODistrict-wide Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Level 1July-11District wide assessment of Flood Risk and associated figures

Icon for pdf SFRA Figures [10.63MB]

Icon for pdf District Wide SFRA [4.89MB]
 ODraft Regional Spatial Strategy (submitted to Sos 2010)March-10Draft Revised Regional Strategy - submitted but not adoptedIcon for pdf Regional Spatial Strategy - Draft Revision [3.12MB]
 ORegional Spatial Strategy (2008)May-08Regional Strategy for the East of England - revoked January 2013Icon for pdf Regional Spatial Strategy - East of England Plan [3.47MB]
 OFenland Neighbourhood Planning Vision (Shaping Fenland) published reports (various)July-11A consultants recommended option on developing an integrated and holistic economic, social and spatial strategy to help inform future growth in the districtFenland Neighbourhood Planning Vision
 OLocal Transport Plan 3March-11Detailed transport programmes and schemes to manage growth across CambridgeshireLocal Transport Plan
 OMarch Surface Water Management PlanNov-12

Detailed Assessment and options for Surface Water Management in March 

March Surface Water Management Plan
 ORetail Study 2006 (and 2009 update)

March-06

July-09

Provides evidence on the supply and demand for Retail Floorspace in FenlandFenland Retail Study
 OStrategic Housing Market Assessment updateLiveThe Cambridge sub-region's Strategic Housing Market Assessment (or SHMA) provides an assessment of the area's housing marketCambridgeshire Insight
 O

Fenland Sustainable Community Strategy

2009Strategy for how public, private, community and voluntary services work together to improve Fenland 
 OWater Cycle Study - DetailedSept-11Identifies solutions and options to the issues identified in the Outline Stage and informs a programme of water services infrastructureIcon for pdf Detailed Water Cycle Study [2.43MB]
 OWater Cycle Study - OutlineApril-11Identifies any key constraints in water supply and treatment to delivering growth.Icon for pdf East Cambs & Fenland Outline Water Cycle Study [8.23MB]
 OWind Turbine Development Planning Guidance2009Guidance for wind turbine developmentWind Turbine Development Policy Guidance
 OWisbech Level 2 Strategic Flood Risk AssessmentJune-12Wisbech Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA)Wisbech Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 2
 OCambridgeshire Minerals and Waste PlansVariousSets out the strategy and policies for the provision of waste management facilities and extraction and management of minerals for existing and new communities (including the RECAP Waste Management Design Guide) 
 OPeterborough Adopted Core StrategyFeb-11Peterborough Adopted Core StrategyPeterborough Core Strategy
 OPeterborough Adopted Site AllocationsApril-12Peterborough Adopted Site AllocationsPeterborough Site Allocations
 OKing's Lynn and West Norfolk Adopted Core StrategyJuly-11King's Lynn and West Norfolk Adopted Core StrategyKing's Lynn and West Norfolk Core Strategy
 OKing's Lynn and West Norfolk Draft Detailed Policies and Sites PlanJuly-13King's Lynn and West Norfolk Draft Detailed Policies and Sites PlanKing's Lynn and West Norfolk Detailed Policies and Sites Plan
 OSustainability Appraisal Part 1 (Proposed Submission)Feb-13Undertaken during the preparation of the plan to assess how it contributes towards environmental, social and economic objectivesIcon for pdf Sustainability Appraisal Part 1 [1.26MB]
 OSustainability Appraisal Part 2 (Proposed Submission)Feb-13Appraisal of Locations for Growth at the Market Towns in FenlandIcon for pdf Sustainability Appraisal Part 2 [2.29MB]
 OHabitats Regulations Assessment (Proposed Submission)Feb-13Stage 1 (Screening) to determine whether the Core Strategy is likely to have significant impact on a Natura 2000 siteIcon for pdf Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) [1.46MB]
 OEqualities Impact Assessment (Proposed Submission)June-13Assessment of equality in the preparation of the Core StrategyIcon for pdf Customer Impact Review [44.28KB]
 OOpen Space AuditNov-06Survey of Open SpacesOpen Space Study 2006
 OMarket Town Transport Studies/Traffic Modelling of Development StrategyVariousFive year programme of transport improvements for each Market TownMarch Town Transport Strategies
 OMarch Area Transport StudyFeb-11Provide evidence on the transport implications of growth in and around MarchMarch Area Transport Study
 OWisbech Area Transport StudyFeb-13Provide evidence on the transport implications of growth in and around WisbechWisbech Area Transport Study
 OFenland Rail Development StrategyApril-13A 20 year plan to help improve the railway in FenlandFenland Rail Development Strategy
 OCode for Sustainable Homes and the Housing Standards ReviewNov-13Report from the House of Commons Environment Audit Select Committee 

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