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Local Development Scheme

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Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Service prepares and maintains a Local Development Scheme (LDS), on behalf of Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council.  

The Local Development Scheme is a timetable for the production of new or revised documents that set out the planning policy framework for Greater Cambridge. It is designed to help community members and other stakeholders understand what plans we have and intend to produce. 

The latest Local Development Scheme was adopted in August 2022. It sets out the timetable for the preparation of the: 

It also lists the neighbourhood areas that have been designated and where a Neighbourhood Plan is being prepared by a neighbourhood forum or local Parish Council. To find out more visit Neighbourhood Planning.