You can see the evidence and strategies we are using to develop our new Local Plan for 2045. Rural settlement study The rural settlement study looks at the sustainability of our rural areas. Local development scheme The local development scheme was adopted in October 2022. It sets out the timetable for preparing the new Local Plan. You can download and view the local development scheme for further details: Document Local Development Scheme October 2022.pdf (PDF, 215.76KB) The statement of community involvement We have adopted a statement of community involvement which explains how we involve people in the planning process.