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Local Plan Review 2002

For further information on the Adopted Local Plan 2002 please contact Forward Planning on (01623) 457 381 or email localplan@ashfield.gov.uk

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Policies contained in the Ashfield Local Plan review adopted November 2002

The Ashfield Local Plan review, adopted November 2002, retained development plan status for a period of three years from the commencement date set out in the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. Where it has not been feasible to replace these policies within the three year period, the Secretary of State may extend the policies set out in the development plan beyond the three years (known as "saved" policies).

The Secretary of State has determined that the policies set out below are "saved" in respect of the Ashfield Local Plan Review Adopted November 2002. These policies continue to apply to the consideration of planning applications within the District.

Strategic policies : ST1, ST2, ST3 & ST4

Environment policies : EV1, EV2, EV4, EV5, EV6, EV8, EV10, EV11

Employment policies : EV14, EM1, EM2, EM4 & EM5

Housing policies : HG1, HG3, HG4, HG5, HG6, HG7, HG8 & HG9

Transport policies : TR1, TR2, TR3, TR4, TR5 & TR6

Retail policies : SH1, SH2, SH4, SH5, SH7, SH8 & SH9

Recreation policies : RC1, RC2, RC3, RC4, RC5, RC6, RC8 & RC9

The following policies in the Ashfield Local Plan Review, Adopted November 2002, expired on 27th September 2007 and no longer form part of the development plan for the District.

Environment policies : EV3, EV7, EV9, EV12, EV13, EV15, EV16, EV17, EV18

Employment policies : EM3, EM6 & EM7

Housing policies : HG2

 Retail policies : SH3, SH6 & SH10

Recreation policies : RC7

Under the National Planning Policy Framework, paragraph 215, due weight can be given to relevant policies in Ashfield Local Plan Review, 2002, according to their degree of consistency with the National Planning Policy Framework.  (The closer the policies in the Plan are to the policies in the Framework, the greater the weight that may be given).