Local Plan (LDF)

The Local Plan is the new term for the Local Development Framework.

Woodton is mentioned in “Section 5 – Service Villages Rural Area Settlements” of the Site Specific Allocations and Policies Document.

Click here to see the pages which relate directly to Woodton.

Click here to see Section 5 in full (please note: large document! May take some time to open).

The Local Plan documents were formally submitted by South Norfolk Council on 17 April 2014 to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (Secretary of State) for independent examination. See the Final Local Plan submission letter to general consultees 24 4 14.

Copies of all of the documents (including duly made representations received in response to the pre-submission representations period in November-December 2013) which the Council submitted to the Secretary of State are available for inspection via the Council’s website.

Hard copies of the direct evidence documents are also available for inspection at the Council’s offices:

  • South Norfolk Council, Swan Lane, Long Stratton, Norfolk  NR15 2XE
  • Opening hours:  Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 5pm, Friday 8:45am to 4:15pm

Further advice and guidance on the Examination procedure is available online here.


South Norfolk District Council are engaged in the biggest consultation they have undertaken in decades.  It will decide where the future housing and employment areas will be, as part of the new Local Plan.

They would like your views. Please follow this link or phone SNDC on 01508 533 633.


UPDATES – August 2014

The Regulation 19 Pre-Submission  representation period for the Long Stratton Area Action Plan will take place between 29 August and 25 October. The Plan and all supporting documents will be on the South Norfolk Council website


and also in public libraries from the start date of the representation period shown above.

In addition all documents and a response opportunity for the Gypsies and Travellers Local Plan which forms part of the South Norfolk Local Plan will also be open for public consultation between 29 August and 24 October. Details can be found on the South Norfolk Council website


and in public libraries from the start date for the consultation period.



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