Open space in new developments SPD

Open Space SPD - Adopted January 2009

Interactive Adopted Open Space in New Developments SPD

What are SPDs?

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) are intended to expand upon policy or provide further detail to policies in adopted Development Plan Documents (DPDs). When adopted, SPDs form part of the Local Development Framework but do not have development plan status and are not subject to independent examination.

What is the Open Space in New Developments SPD?

The Open Space in New Developments SPD provides further detail on the Council's quantitative, qualitative and accessibility standards for children's play space, outdoor sport, and informal open space for new developments. It also provides clear guidance on how to calculate the requirements of individual developments, and the process that applicants and officers will need to go through during the planning application process.

The SPD produced does not cover community buildings, and these will be addressed separately in the Planning Obligations SPD.

Latest News on the Open Space in New Developments SPD

The Council adopted the Open Space in New Developments SPD on 15 January 2009.

The adopted SPD takes account of any representations received during the six-week period of public consultation undertaken in June/July 2008. To see a summary of each representation received and the Council's response to each representation, visit: Cabinet Meeting - 15 January 2009.

Adoption Documents


Supporting Documents

Historic Documents

If you would like a further explanation of this SPD, or any other matter relating to the Local Development Framework, please either e-mail the Planning Policy section on ldf@scambs.gov.uk, or phone (01954) 713183.

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