These documents are not part of the local plan but support, explain and monitor the Local Plan and the process by which it was prepared:
The Authority Monitoring Report reviews the implementation of the plan and is produced annually. The latest report includes:
The Local Development Scheme is a project plan that explains the production and timetable for local plan documents. The latest LDS was brought in effect in April 2019.
The Statement of Community Involvement sets out how we will involve you in planning responsibilities. The current SCI came into effect in January 2011.
We are currently preparing a revised Statement of Community Involvement. Consultation on a draft SCI finished on 23rd March 2020 and we are now considering the comments made.
The Government have introduced a housing delivery test and if delivery of housing is less than 95% of the target in their area, then the council must prepare a Housing Delivery Test Action Plan. The Action Plan highlights the root causes of under-delivery of housing in Bolton. The Action Plan aims to take a practical approach to housing delivery, by focusing on effective measures to improve delivery through evidence-based research.