International Development, Community, and Environment

Title

How Do You Solve a Problem Like ... LDFs?

Authors

Richard Ford

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The operation of the new Local Development Framework (LDF) system has created a number of problems. Problems arise in the sequencing of Development Plan Document (DPD), in hybrid DPDs, level of detail required in core strategy DPD, consistency between the Core Strategy plan and the Regional Spatial Strategy plan period, undertaking robust sustainability appraisals/strategic environmental assessment, the need for appropriate assessment of DPDs, undertaking a correct site allocation policy DPD consultation, and risks of the DPD evidence base being in the process of updating. Potential and suggested solution were also provided.

Publication Title

Journal of Planning and Environment Law

Publication Date

1-1-2007

Issue

JAN.

First Page

6

Last Page

15

ISSN

0307-4870

Keywords

area action plans, development plan documents, local development frameworks, planning authorities powers and duties, regional spatial strategies, site specific allocations, sustainability appraisals

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