The Greater Norwich Local Plan (GNLP) is being produced by Broadland District Council, Norwich City Council and South Norfolk Council working together with Norfolk County Council through the Greater Norwich Development Partnership (GNDP).
We aim to produce a plan which will help to meet local housing and economic growth needs, whilst also protecting and enhancing the environment. This involves a number of stages of consultation.
We are currently at stage B of the “Regulation 18” phase, the New, Revised and Small Sites consultation. This consultation will run from 9am on Monday 29th October to 5pm on Friday 14th December 2018 and we are asking for your views on these sites.
Sites for over 80% of the homes needed to 2036 have already been identified through our current plans. The map below shows their broad locations.
We need to identify sites for an additional 7,200 homes through this plan. To do this, the consultation proposes a “baseline” for 3,900 homes that:
There are pros and cons to each option. Two of the growth options include the potential for a ‘new settlement’. New settlements built on “Garden City” principles can create attractive new communities, but take a long time to develop. We need your views on the best strategy for our area.