Southampton's current planning policy includes the following plans:
Adopted Core Strategy (2010)
Amended Local Plan (2010)
Minerals & Waste Plan (2013)
Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule (2013)
New plans are drafted, consulted upon and published on a regular basis. They will eventually replace the adopted Local Plan and include:
Draft City Centre Action Plan (2013)
Draft Core Strategy Partial Review (2013)
The Annual Monitoring Report 2012/13 - Housing was published in February 2014. This sets out a range of housing statistics and reports on progress of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) sites as at 31 March 2013.
Examination hearing sessions for the City Centre Action Plan (CCAP) and Core Strategy Partial Review will be held in the week commencing 31st March 2014.Further information on the examination including a draft programme, guidance notes for participants, background evidence and representations are available from the City Centre Action Plan examination page.
Please note that a Revised table of changes to the CCAP proposed by the council was added 18th February 2014 with the numbering corrected.
Indicative time scales for the plans:
|Submission of the plans||19 December 2013|
|Public Examination by an Independent Planning Inspector||31st March 2014 - 4th April 2014|
|Publish the Planning Inspector's report||June / July 2014 (Dates to be confirmed by Planning Inspectorate)|
|City Council adopts the revised Plan||Late Summer 2014 (Dates to be confirmed by Planning Inspectorate)|