Adoption of Local Plan
On 9 February 2023, the Council received the Inspector’s Report on the Examination of the Epping Forest District Local Plan 2011 to 2033. The Inspector’s Report concludes that subject to the Main Modifications set out in the Appendix to the report, the Epping Forest District Local Plan 2011 to 2033 satisfies the requirements of Section 20(5) of the 2004 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act and meets the criteria for soundness as set out in the National Planning Policy Framework and is capable of adoption.
The Epping Forest District Local Plan 2011 to 2033 was adopted at an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council on 6 March 2023.
The adopted Local Plan along with the associated Policies Map, Adoption Statement, Habitats Regulations Assessment Adoption Statement, Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement and associated Sustainability Appraisal Reports can be viewed on the Council’s website.