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Planning Policy Newsletter November 2021 Edition.

Dear Consultee,
Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)
The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out how the council will engage with local people and organisations in the planning process through the preparation of planning policy documents such as the Local Plan and during the consideration of planning applications. The SCI is a public statement and sets the minimum standards we aim to achieve in this process.

The SCI was adopted by the council in August 2021.

Further information can be seen here.

Local Development Scheme (LDS)
The LDS sets out the main local planning documents the Council will produce, including details about content and purpose and the timescales for preparation. This 2021 LDS is an updated position on the timetable and supersedes the 2020 version, setting out the timescales for the preparation of a revision to the Local Plan.

The LDS was adopted by the council in November 2021.

Further information can be seen here. 

Housing Implementation Strategy (HIS)
The council has produced a Housing Implementation Strategy (HIS) 2021. This HIS sets out the council’s position on housing land supply in accordance with the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and National Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) and supports the Wyre Local Plan 2011-2031 (WLP31).

This HIS has a base date of 1 April 2021, it takes account of all available information up to and including 31 March 2021.

The council’s HIS demonstrates a deliverable housing land supply position of 6.4 years.

The HIS was adopted by the council in October 2021.

Further information can be seen here. 

Holiday Accommodation (EP9) – Advice for applicants
The Wyre Local Plan 2011 – 2031 (WLP31) contains Policy EP9 Holiday Accommodation, which sets out under what circumstances development of holiday accommodation will be permitted. 

The document provides guidance to support the reading and understanding of Policy EP9, it will assist applicants needing to satisfy the requirements of the policy. It provides information on how the council approaches the application or implementation of Policy EP9.

The EP9 advice for applicants was adopted by the council in October 2021.

Further information can be seen here

Should you require further information, please contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Kind Regards,
Planning Policy and Economic Development
Wyre Council
5 November 2021