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Draft Local Plan review consultation

View the draft plan and supporting documents, and make comments

Local Plan review

King’s Lynn and West Norfolk is a unique, attractive place to live and work. It combines a strong economy with a rich natural and built environment.

In delivering development that supports the economy and housing for current and future generations, we need to balance this with the need to protect and enhance the environment.

What is the Local Plan review?

The Local Plan for the borough is currently made up of:

These two documents have been reviewed and combined to create a new draft document. The new document sets out a strategy and detail for delivering growth in the borough. It identifies where development should be located and how it should be delivered up to 2036. 

The plan review sets out the policies which we'll use to determine planning applications alongside those contained in completed neighbourhood plans. It will also identify sites for housing, employment and other land uses through ‘site allocations’.

The Local Plan review combines both the Core Strategy and the Site Allocations and Development Management Policies Plan and updates it to a 2036 ideal position. 

Polices have been reassessed, and suitable new sites proposed and offered for comment in this consultation.

Find out more 

The Local Plan review and supporting documents are available to view online:

View the Local Plan review

You can also view the plan through our interactive map.

View our interactive map

If you wish to put forward a site for consideration in the Local Plan, please complete our call for sites form. Or please contact us; our contact details are at the bottom of the page.

Submit a site

Other ways to view the plan

You can download the plan in full. It's a large document (246MB), so it may take time to download.

To download the plan, please visit our Local Plan review 2019 document page.

Have your say

The Local Plan review is published for a six week consultation from Monday 4 March 2019.

All comments must be received by 5:00pm on Monday 29 April 2019*

It's important that the plan will meet the needs and aspirations of local communities, so we would like to hear what you think.

As this is a draft for consultation, it can change before it's finalised. We welcome your comments and suggestions, as well as any other alternatives you think we should consider.

You can submit your comments online:

Have your say

Or you can download our comments form. Please email this to lpr@west-norfolk.gov.uk or post to the address below. All comments must be received by 5:00pm on Monday 29 April 2019*.

*At this stage in the plan preparation process we're gathering comments on our draft plan. We're keen to give adequate opportunity for organisations and individuals to join in and put their point of view forward. To make sure that everyone has enough time, we've extended the consultation period by two weeks. The new end date is now Monday 29 April at 5.00pm. All other details are as before.