Draft Statement of Community Involvement 2018

Ended on the 27 April 2018
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15. Glossary

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

A levy that local authorities can choose to charge on new developments in their area. The charges are based on formula relating to the size and type of new development and money can be used to fund infrastructure.

Development Plan

Documents which set out the policies and proposals for the development and use of land. In the East Hampshire District (outside of the South Downs National Park Authority) the development plan currently comprises the Joint Core Strategy (2014), Housing and Employment Allocation Plan (2016) and the Saved Policies of the Local Plan Second Review (2006), Hampshire County Council Minerals and Waste Plan and Neighbourhood Plans.

Duty to Co-operate

The Localism Act 2011 places a legal duty on Local Planning Authorities, County Councils, and public bodies to actively engage on an on-going basis to in Local Plan preparation in the context of strategic cross boundary matters.

Evidence Base

Information gathered by the Local Planning Authority to support the Local Plan and other Development Plan Documents.

Local Development Document

The collective term for Development Plan Documents (DPDs), Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) and the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Local Development Scheme (LDS)

Provides a project plan identifying which development plan documents will be produced and when.

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

Introduced in 2012, this framework sets out the government's planning policies and how these are expected to be applied.

Neighbourhood Plans

Neighbourhood Plans are a way for communities to allocate land for new homes, shops or offices to be built, and to have a say on what those new buildings should look like and the type of infrastructure which would be provided.

Planning Policy consultation database

Consultation database maintained by the Planning Policy team which includes anyone who has requested to be consulted on the preparation of Planning Policy documents.

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

A generic term used to describe environmental assessment as applied to policies, plans and programmes. The European 'SEA Directive' (2001/42/EC) requires a formal 'environmental assessment of certain plans and programmes, including those in the field of planning and land use'.

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)

Provide supplementary information in respect of the policies in Development Plan Documents. They do not form part of the Development Plan and are not subject to independent examination.

Sustainability Appraisal (SA)

Process to appraise policies to ensure they reflect sustainable development objectives (i.e. social, environmental and economic factors).

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