NEW MELTON LOCAL PLAN (2013)
Melton Borough Council is commencing work on a new Local Plan
to cover the foreseeable future, up to 25 years, to guide
development throughout the Borough over this period. This will be
the key tool that will decide where the housing, retail and
business needs of the community will be provided and how important
countryside, ecological and heritage features will be
How to get involved: Consultation and Community Engagement
The Council is keen to include as many
people as possible in producing the plan. The Council is keen that
the community engages as much as possible in the plan; it provides
an opportunity for people to shape the place in which they live,
meeting their needs and creating a better and more sustainable
place to live.
The legislation requires that the
Council sets out how it is going to consult in a 'Statement of Community Involvement'. The
Local Plan is publicised at various stages and to do this we will
be placing notices in the Melton Times
In addition, the Council will invite
‘Reference Groups’ to
have a direct input into the content of the Plan
at all of the key stages and on all key subjects.
The Council has developed a programme of work
and timetable for the issues the Local Plan needs to cover. This
will be reviewed regualrly and updated on this web page.
All of the reports and decisions made by the Council will be
All the studies and evidence produced for the Local plan will be
Please follow this link to see all of the Press Releases issued
in relation to the new Local Plan
Information about the plan, its purpose and how it will
For regular progress reports and explanations
of key decisions, please follow the link to our dedicated page,
'the story of the plan'.
The new Local Plan is an entirely new
exercise and will replace all planning dcumnts that have been
drafted int he past. Archived material on earlier plans is
None of the policies contained in former
documents will have a direct bearing on the new Plan.
As we begin the preparation of the New Melton Local Plan, the
first stage is to develop an identify for the plan and future
associated documents. This involves the creation of a logo and
associated tag line.