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A number of UDP policies are saved and will remain part of Gateshead's Local Plan until they are superseded.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

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