Which issues relating to the places you live, work or visit in Stroud District are of particular concern to you?

The Stroud District Council [ SDC ] Local Plan Review starts to identify the housing, employment, retail and community development that is required to meet local needs up until 2036. It sets out strategy options for distributing development within the District and policies for protecting and conserving the natural and built environment. The consultation highlights some of the main issues they wish to address. The broad purpose is to understand:-

*  Which issues relating to the places you live, work or visit in Stroud District are of particular concern to you?

*  Are these matters likely to grow in importance over the next 20 years?

*  What are the planning options for starting to address them?

There will be ten public exhibitions around the District during October and early November 2017. Details of locations and times are in the first attachment. At these you will be able to chat to officers working on the Local Plan review and find out more about the issues affecting Stroud District. 

SDC officers will also be emailing agents, developers, key stakeholders, local interest groups and members of the public who have expressed an interest in the Local Plan to involve them.

SDC also want people who live, work or visit the District  to engage with them. Indeed the earlier in the plan production  process the better.  You can help shape the future Local Plan vision, its strategy, its priorities and its planning policies. Get involved.

Further details on the consultation and background documents can also be accessed through SDC web pages at www.stroud.gov.uk/localplanreview from 11th October to 5thDecember 2017.

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