Local Development Scheme (LDS)

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) is the timetable for the production of the Council's strategic planning documents. 

Below is an indicative timetable for plan production over the next 3 years, please note this has no formal endorsement from the Council at this stage.

Plan-Making Stage 


BDP Review Update Consultation / Call For Sites

September 30th - November 11th 2019

Preferred Option

January / February 2021


October / November 2021


January 2022

Examination in Public

April 2022

Inspectors Report

August 2022


November 2022

The previous LDS timetable was adopted in January 2018.

Contact Us

If you have any queries about the LDS then please contact the Strategic Planning Team