Planning Policy



Also known as: Core Strategy, Development plan documents , DPD, Island Plan, LDF, Local Development Framework, Local Plan, National Planning Policy Framework, NPPF, Proposals Map, SPD, SPG, Supplementary Planning Documents, Supplementary Planning Guidance, UDP, Unitary Development Plan


Service Description: The main function of the Planning Policy team is to evaluate the potential for change and produce policy based plans and strategies to guide future change, provide certainty for all those with an interest in the Island’s future, secure sustainable development and achieve regeneration. The Island Plan (the Isle of Wight's Local Development Framework) provides the basis on which planning decisions are made.