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Planning policy

Here you can find out about the planning policies that are used to assess planning applications and guide the location of future development in the county.

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Here you can find out about the planning policies that are used to assess planning applications and guide the location of future development in the county.

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Northumberland Local Plan

The Northumberland local plan is a collection of documents containing planning policies used to assess applications and guide the location of future development in the county.

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Current planning policies

View current planning policy documents used to guide and determine planning applications in Northumberland.

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Neighbourhood planning

Find out about neighbourhood planning and the current and proposed neighbourhood plans. There is also a step-by-step guide and useful links to find out more.

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Local development orders

Find out about the local development orders we have in Northumberland.

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Community infrastructure levy

Here you will find information on the community infrastructure levy, a charge that can be made on new developments to help pay for supporting infrastructure necessary as a result of the development.

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