Adopted: The final, statutorily approved legal version
(of the development plan).
Community Involvement Scheme:
Explanation of how and when communities, developers, the public
and interested groups can contribute to preparation of the Local
Delivery Agreement: Document setting out how and when
the Local Development Plan will be produced, and the resources
to be devoted. This consists of a (i) timetable and (ii)
Community Involvement Scheme.
Deposit LDP: A full draft of the Local Development
Plan which undergoes a formal consultation period.
Examination: Examination of the Local
Development Plan by an impartial Inspector to ensure the plan is
based on sound information and thinking.
Expressions of Interest: Representations or comments
on the development plan, including requests for alteration,
inclusion or removal of policies or sites for development.
Local Development Plan: A statutory land
use/development plan which contains policies and proposals for
the development and other use of land. This type of plan
replaces the Unitary Development Plan.
Participation Phase: Period prior to the pre-deposit
Local Development Plan when stakeholders and the public will
have the opportunity to influence the issues, options and
policies for future growth and development to be included.
Pre-Deposit LDP: Outlines the overall objectives for
the plan, a preferred strategy for growth or change and
preferred options for major development sites.
Representations: Comments in support of, or in
opposition to, the deposit Local Development Plan.
Stakeholders: Organisations or individuals who have an
interest in or are likely to be affected by the preparation of
the Local Development Plan.
Supplementary Planning Guidance: Non-legal planning
guidance produced by a local planning authority to supplement
the policies and proposals of its development plan.
Unitary Development Plan: A statutory development plan
which contains policies and proposals for the development and
other use of land. This will now be replaced by the Local