Planning policy webpage:
The Local Plan is a series of Development Plan Documents setting policies and proposals for the use of land in Middlesbrough. It includes the Housing Local Plan (adopted 2014), a Core Strategy (adopted 2008), and Regeneration DPD (adopted 2009).
(MBC website 30th Dec 2017)
Following an eight week consultation the Middlesbrough Local Plan Issues Report consultation closed. The Council is now considering the representations made in order to prepare a 'Preferred Options' report. Consultation of the Preferred Options report will be made available in due course.
(MBC website 28th Dec 2017)
Timetable: this is usually found in the Local Development Scheme (LDS)
June 2016 edition, on p18, has dates relevant to the Local Plan:
Commence preparation of the Local Plan April 2016
Stakeholder involvement/public participation (‘issues and ‘preferred options’)
April 2016 -
Publish DPD for a period of no less than six weeks February 2017 – March 2017
Consider representations made during publication stage March 2017 – January 2018
Submit DPD to Secretary of State January 2018
Examination April/May 2018
Receipt of Inspector’s binding report August 2018
Adoption of Local Plan September 2018