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Harborough District Local Plan

Harborough Local Plan 2011 to 2031

The Local Plan will set out the proposed scale and location of new developments in the district up to 2031. It also includes policies aimed at protecting and improving the environment and people’s quality of life.

Proposed Submission Local Plan Consultation

A consultation on the Harborough Local Plan 2011 to 2031 Proposed Submission was held for a period of 8 weeks from 22 September to 17 November 2017.

View the proposed submission Local Plan and accompanying related supporting documents (including Sustainability Appraisal, Habitat Regulations Assessment, Duty to Cooperate Statement, Equalities Impact Assessment and Consultation Statement). The Local Plan Proposed Submission and Policies Maps can also be downloaded below:

Supporting evidence

A wide range of background, supporting evidence was used in the preparation of the Local Plan Proposed Submission document. View supporting evidence.

Scraptoft Nature Reserve

Also forming part of the consultation were proposals relating to the future status of Scraptoft Local Nature Reserve.

Next stages in preparing the Local Plan (Local Development Scheme)

On 4th December the Council’s Executive approved an update to the Local Plan preparation timetable. This has now been incorporated into the latest Local Development Scheme (December 2017). Subject to any issues raised in the Proposed Submission consultation, the intention is to submit the Local Plan and supporting documents to the Secretary of State for examination in March 2018.