The Council has commissioned a viability assessment to inform the preparation of the emerging Local Plan.
Viability testing is an important part of the plan-making process. National policy and guidance requires Local Plans to be deliverable, whilst ensuring that the maximum benefits in the public interest have been secured.
The Council's viability report is available to download below. Due to the file size of the report, two versions are provided - with appendices and without.
The Council invited the development industry and other key stakeholders to comment on the Viability Report through a focused consultation in April and May 2020. A summary of key issues raised, and the Council's responses are included in the.