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Planning policy

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    Local Plan

    The current Local Plan, adopted in January 2015, sets out the vision and planning policies for the City

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    City Plan 2036

    Help shape the City Plan 2036 as we begin drafting new or updating existing policies

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    Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)

    SPDs give additional guidance on Local Plan policies, where this is needed

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    Other policy documents

    These include the Statement of Community Involvement and the Local Development Scheme

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    Community Infrastructure Levy and s106 Planning Obligations

    Sets out how development contributes towards infrastructure provisions and other requirements

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    Evidence Base and Archived Plans

    Provides links to research used to inform planning policy and to plans that are now superseded

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    Article 4 Direction

    Details of how the City is implementing certain statutory requirements, and any exemptions that apply

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    London Plan

    Prepared by the Mayor of London, the London Plan sets out strategic planning policies that apply throughout London

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    Localism and Neighbourhood Planning

    Guidance on how communities can influence planning in their area