The examiner' s report for the CIL examination has now been received and can be viewed here. A report was considered on the matter by Full Council on 30th July, when it was resolved that CIL would be introduced from 1st September 2015. More details can be found here.
Frequently asked questions about the Levy and how it affects Developer and Householder applications can be found here.
The Infrastructure and Developers Contributions SPD was adopted in October 2013. Some of the costs within the document will increase from 1st January 2015. You can view the associated documents online.
The Joint Core Strategy (the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy Local Plan), was adopted by the Joint Strategic Planning Committee on 15th December 2014. Together with the remaining saved policies from the Daventry District Local Plan, it now forms the Development Plan. Further information can be found on the Joint Planning Unit website.
This will be supplemented by policies in the Daventry Settlements and Countryside (part 2) Local Plan.
These documents clarify and expand upon policies contained in the Local Plan.
A Masterplan has been prepared for Daventry Town. The Masterplan sets out a vision for
the town to 2040 and a framework for achieving that vision.
Planning authorities are required to prepare Annual Monitoring Reports (AMR) to monitor how
the Council is performing in implementing the Local Development Scheme (LDS), and progress
in achieving Local Plan aims and objectives. The Joint Authorities Monitoring report for 2013/14 can be viewed here or on the Joint Planning Unit website.
The Council published a report on housing land supply as at the 1st April 2015 which identified a 5.94 year supply. This position has subsequently been updated following recent appeal decisions. The updated report identifies a 5.86 year supply. More details can be found here.
The Daventry District Local Plan was adopted in 1997. Some of the policies were saved by a Direction from the Secretary of State in 2007. In December 2014 the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy was adopted and this replaced some of the saved policies.
Further policies will be replaced in due course by Development Plan documents.
Neighbourhood Planning has been introduced through the Localism Act 2011 and forms part of the statutory planning process.
The role of a Village Design Statement is to provide more detailed design guidance for a parish and to supplement the planning policies of the local planning authority. They are prepared by Parish Councils, and following consultation they are adopted by the Council as Supplementary Planning Documents.
A Conservation Area is an area of special architectural or historic interest, the character or
appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance.
Most of the publications can be viewed on line, but some older documents are not available in this format. These documents can be purchased or viewed at DDC, Lodge Road, Daventry.
The Northampton Growth Management Scheme (NGMS) deals with the impacts of growth in and around
Northampton on the A45/M1 corridor.