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Supplementary Planning Guidance

Supplementary planning guidance supports, claries and/or illustrates by example planning policy statements and plans. This can take the form of design guides such as the ‘Creating Places’ guide for residential development or guides prepared for Conservation Areas. It also includes a set of Development Control Advice Notes that explain the criteria and technical standards to be considered when dealing with specific categories or particular aspects of development.
Where relevant to a particular development proposal supplementary guidance will be taken into account as a material consideration in making decisions.

Design Guides

Design Guides promote the importance of good quality design for specific areas or aspects of land-use planning. These include:

Development Control Advice Notes

Development Control Advice Notes set out the criteria and technical standards to be considered when dealing with specific categories or particular aspects of development.
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Other Supplementary Guidance

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