Development Plan for County Durham
Find information about our Development Plan, which sets out how planning and development in County Durham is managed.
What the Development Plan is
The development plan for County Durham is made up of a number of documents. This includes the County Durham Plan, together with Neighbourhood Plans, which have subsequently been 'made' (or adopted) for certain areas which sit alongside the County Durham Plan policies, as well as the Minerals Local Plan, and the Waste Local Plan.
County Durham Plan
- Policies map: see County Durham Plan: evidence base, document C2.
Minerals and Waste Local Plans
National planning guidance
National planning guidance can also inform decisions on planning proposals. The most recent national planning guidelines are: