Planning policy

Planning policy


Northumberland Local Plan

View the collection of documents that make up the Local Plan. The Local Plan documents contain the planning policies that are used to assess planning applications and guide the location of future development in the county.


Evidence and monitoring

View evidence and background research studies which inform planning policy and proposals and access our monitoring reports.


Neighbourhood planning

Find out about neighbourhood planning and view current and proposed Neighbourhood Plans.


Planning policy consultation

View details of current and forthcoming planning policy consultations, including consultations on the Northumberland Local Plan.


Local development orders

Local development orders allow certain developments to take place without the need for a planning application to be made.