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Local Plan - frequently asked questions

How does the Plan ensure the protection of heritage?

The Local Plan has a policy dedicated the historic environment (LPC11) stating that the Council will promote the conservation and enhancement of the Borough's heritage assets and their settings in a manner appropriate to the significance of each asset. The policy sets out the approach to be taken to proposed development affecting heritage assets and areas of archaeological interest. In doing so, there is a clear framework for how planning applications will be considered in this respect, and the heritage of the Borough given the appropriate protections, in accordance with national policy.