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PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
August 2017
Ref: RCC-93-2017
 
HELP SHAPE RUTLAND’S LOCAL PLAN
 
Residents are being given the opportunity to share their views and help shape Rutland’s Local Plan, during an eight-week consultation that runs until Monday 25th September.
 
The Local Plan provides planning policies for the whole of Rutland, as well as identifying the main locations for future development in the County.
 
The latest version of the Local Plan is currently being reviewed with the aim of extending the plan period from 2026 to 2036, setting out where additional new housing, employment and other development will be needed during this time.
 
As part of this process, the Council is seeking people’s views on a new Draft Local Plan that identifies provisional sites for additional employment, retail, waste management and minerals-related development, along with space for approximately 1,700 additional new homes to meet housing needs in Rutland over the plan period.
 
Cllr Oliver Hemsley, Portfolio Holder for Growth, Trading Services and Resources, said: “This is a great opportunity for local people to get involved and help shape future development in Rutland. One of the Council’s main aims is to help deliver sustainable growth in the county – growth that meets the needs of both current and future generations of residents while also protecting our rural environment. We are keen to hear feedback from residents and local businesses to ensure
 
Exhibition Dates (unmanned)
 

Venue
Dates
Ketton library
2nd-9th August
Ryhall Library
10th-17th August
Uppingham Library
19th – 26th August
Oakham Library (at the museum)
29th August- 8th September
Oakham Council Offices
31st July – 25th Sept

 
 
The Draft Local Plan can also be read in full online by visiting: www.rutland.gov.uk/localplanreview
 
Feedback on the Plan can be submitted using the online response form provided or in writing to: The Planning Policy Manager, Rutland County Council, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP.
 
Once the consultation is complete, Rutland County Council will consider all comments received before preparing a submission version of the Local Plan in early in 2018.