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Community Infrastructure Levy  

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 the Council's Strategy Group on 9th July and will be further considered by  Full Council on 30th July.   More details can be found  here.

 

Frequently asked questions about the Levy and how it affects Developer and Householder applications can be found here.

 

Infrastructure and Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document

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.

 

Local Plans/Core Strategy and Daventry Settlements and Countryside Local Plan

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. 

 

Supplementary Planning Documents/Guidance and Planning Briefs

These documents clarify and expand upon policies contained in the Local Plan.

 

Daventry 2040 Masterplan

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.

 

Annual Monitoring Reports

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. 

 

Five Year Housing Land Supply

The Council published a report on housing land supply as at the 1st April 2015 which identified a 5.94 year supply. A copy of the report can be viewed here. 

 

Daventry District Local Plan 1997

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

Neighbourhood Planning has been introduced through the Localism Act 2011 and forms part of the statutory planning process.

 

Village Design Statements

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.

 

Conservation Areas

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. 

 

Publications

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.

 

Northampton Growth Management Scheme

The Northampton Growth Management Scheme (NGMS) deals with the impacts of growth in and around

Northampton on the A45/M1 corridor.

 

  

 

 

 

 

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 Last updated 24 July 2015

 

1st Quarter Monitoring of Rural Housing Requirement in Policy S3

 

This report sets out the progress being made against the rural housing requirement in policy S3 of the Core Strategy.  The review can be viewed here.

 

 

Five Year Housing Land Supply

 

On 2nd April the Council published its annual report on housing land supply. This report identified a 5.94 year supply as at 1st April 2015. A copy of the report can be found here. 

  

Community Infrastructure Levy - Consultation

 

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 the Council's Strategy Group on 9th July and will be further considered by  Full Council on 30th July. 

More details can be found here or on the Joint Planning Unit website.

 

Frequently asked questions about the Levy and how it affects Developer and Householder applications can be found here.

 

   

Village Design Statements

 

Moulton Village Design Statement has been submitted to Daventry District Council. The consultation period for this document has now closed.   More details can be found here.

 

Yelvertoft Village Design Statement has been submitted to Daventry District Council. The consultation period for this document has now closed.   More details can be found here.

 

 

Neighbourhood Planning

 

We have recently been working on some more resources to assist groups who are producing Neighbourhood Plans. Please click here for more information.

 

Norton Proposed Neighbourhood Area

Norton Parish Council have applied for part of their Parish to be designated as Neighbourhood Area.  The consultation runs from 21st July to 2nd September.  More information can be found here.

 

Spratton Neighbourhood Plan

Spratton Neighbourhood Plan has now been submitted to Daventry District Council.  This consultation period has now closed. More information can be found here.

 

 

Further details on Neighbourhood Planning within Daventry District is available on the

Neighbourhood Planning Page