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Planning Policy

Service Description: The main function of the Policy team is to evaluate the potential for change and produce policy based plans and strategies to guide future change, provide certainty for all those with an interest in the Island’s future, secure sustainable development and achieve regeneration. The statutory Development Plan provides the basis on which planning decisions are made.

Also known as:- Core Strategy, Development plan documents , DPD, Island Plan, Local Plan, National Planning Policy Framework, NPPF, Proposals Map, SPD, SPG, Supplementary Planning Documents, Supplementary Planning Guidance, UDP, Unitary Development Plan