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Planning Policy and the Local Plan

Development Plan

The Fenland Local Plan (May 2014), the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Minerals and Waste Plan (July 2021) and 'made' Neighbourhood Plans, comprise Fenland's Development Plan. Collectively, they set out policies that the Council uses to make decisions on planning applications.

Emerging Local Plan

Fenland District Council is preparing a new Local Plan. This is an important document as it will determine what the district will look like in the future and how it will become an even better place to live, work and visit.

Neighbourhood Planning

Neighbourhood planning enables local communities to produce neighbourhood plans. These put in place planning policies which will shape future development in their area

Monitoring Reports and Land Supply

View our Annual Monitoring information and our Five Year Land Supply report

Biodiversity Net Gain and Local Nature Recovery Strategies

BNG and LNRS are new national strategies to help improve nature which have implications for many development proposals.

Statement of Community Involvement

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out how the council will involve and consult with the public and wider stakeholders when planning for the future of the Fenland area

Transport Planning Guide For Local Communities

The Transport Planning Guide for Local Communities shows people how to have their say on transport planning issues.

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