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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Northumberland Local Plan

The Northumberland Local Plan (alongside any made Neighbourhood Plans) is the statutory development plan, containing planning policies used to assess and guide the location and nature 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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Northumberland Supplementary Planning Guidance

Find out about Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) and other planning documents and guidance.

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Community infrastructure levy

Northumberland County Council is not currently a CIL Charging Authority.

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