Planning Policy and Local Plan

Local Plan
The Local Plan consists of a number of planning policies for future development in Gateshead.
Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan
A strategic planning framework that will guide development in Newcastle and Gateshead to 2030.
Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)
SPDs set out more detailed guidance around specific issues, such as urban design and alterations to houses.
Unitary Development Plan (UDP)
A number of UDP policies are saved and will remain part of Gateshead's Local Plan until they are superseded.
Have your say on planning policy
Find out how you can be involved and comment on the latest planning policies in Gateshead
Gateshead Community Infrastructure Levy
A levy charged on some developments helps to pay for infrastructure needed as Gateshead grows.

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