The Portfolio Holder introduced the report which advised that the LDS was required
under legislation and compliance with it was a matter of ‘soundness’ for Development
Plan Documents (DPDs). It was therefore essential that it was kept up to date. The draft
LDS 2019 set out the project plan and timetable for preparation of the Gypsy and
Traveller Accommodation DPD until the end of 2020. Both the draft LDS 2019 and the
Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation DPD timetable conformed with the regulations.
That the Local Development Scheme 2019 be adopted, as required under Section
15 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended by the
Localism Act 2011).