Adopted Local Plan: development plan documents


Core Strategy

The Peterborough Core Strategy Development Plan Document (DPD) was adopted on 23 February 2011.

It is a statutory Local Plan which sets out the overall approach to development in Peterborough to 2026 and beyond.

Peterborough Core Strategy DPD (adopted 2011)

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Adoption statement

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Site Allocations

The Peterborough Site Allocations DPD was adopted on 18 April 2012 and came into effect immediately. 

It is a statutory Local Plan which identifies and allocates land for new development including housing, employment, retail and other forms of development. It also protects and safeguards land for future uses. It covers the whole of the administrative area of Peterborough City Council other than the city centre.

Peterborough Site Allocations (Adopted 2012)

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Adoption statement

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Inspector's Main Modifications

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Peterborough Planning Policies

The Peterborough Planning Policies DPD was adopted on 5 December 2012 and came into effect immediately. 

It is a statutory Local Plan which contains policies that are used to decide whether or not planning permission should be granted for housing, employment, retail and all other forms of development. It covers the whole of the administrative area of Peterborough City Council.

Peterborough Planning Policies DPD (Adopted 2012)

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Adoption statement

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Peterborough City Centre

The Peterborough City Centre Plan was adopted on 17 December 2014 and came into effect immediately.

It provides the framework for the revitalisation and expansion of the city centre over the next 15 years and beyond. It sets out a long-term vision for the centre, with objectives to achieve that vision. It identifies opportunities for a range of commercial, residential, social and transport developments, and outline proposals for environmental and physical improvements to the area.

Peterborough City Centre Plan

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Adoption statement

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Minerals and Waste Core Strategy

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Minerals and Waste Core Strategy was adopted on 19 July 2011.

It sets out the vision, scale and broad location for future minerals and waste management development to 2026 and beyond.

Mineral Safeguarding Areas (Map C)

Minerals and Waste Core Strategy

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Adoption statement

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Mineral Safeguarding Areas - Introduction

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Mineral Safeguarding Areas - maps 1 to 34

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Mineral Safeguarding Areas - maps 35 to 70

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Minerals and Waste Site Specific Proposals

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Minerals and Waste Site Specific Proposals DPD was adopted on 22 February 2012.

It identifies the site specific allocations and other mapped policy designations which support the strategic and spatial vision set out in the Minerals and Waste Core Strategy DPD.

Proposals Map

Minerals and Waste Site Specific Proposals

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Adoption statement

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Map A - Minerals and Transport

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Map B - Waste

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Peterborough Policies Map

The Peterborough Policies Map is a statutory document forming part of the Peterborough Planning Policy Framework. It consists of a map of the entire local authority area at a scale of 1:25,000, plus inset maps at larger scales to show smaller areas in more detail. These inset maps show the urban area of the city itself, the city centre and each village.

There's also an online version of the Peterborough Policies Map available which also includes the text of all adopted development lan documents.

Peterborough Policies district-wide map

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Map Key

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Inset 1 - Peterborough urban area

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Inset 2 Peterborough City Centre

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Village Policies Maps

Inset 3 - Ailsworth

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Inset 4 - Ashton

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Inset 5 - Bainton

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Inset 6 - Barnack

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Inset 7 - Castor

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Inset 8 - Deeping Gate

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Inset 9 - Etton

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Inset 10 - Eye/Eye Green 1

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Inset 11 - Eye/Eye Green 2

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Inset 12 - Glinton

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Inset 13 - Helpston

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Inset 14 - Marholm

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Inset 15 - Maxey and Castle End

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Inset 16 - Newborough

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Inset 17 - Northborough

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Inset 18 - Peakirk

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Inset 19 - Pilsgate

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Inset 20 - Southorpe

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Inset 21 - Sutton

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Inset 22 - Thorney

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Inset 23 - Thornhaugh

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Inset 24 - Ufford

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Inset 25 - Upton

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Inset 26 - Wansford

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Inset 27 - Wittering

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Inset 28 - Wothorpe

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