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Last chance to comment on Enfield’s new Local Plan

The final consultation on the document ends at 11pm on Monday 20th May

Time is running out for residents to have their say on the final version of Enfield Council’s Local Plan document, which will guide planning applications in the borough for many years to come.

The final draft of the Local Plan was voted through by councillors in March after years of controversy and debate over its proposed de-designation of a swathe of Green Belt land at Vicarage Farm, Crews Hill and Hadley Wood – with 9,651 homes allocated for Green Belt sites.


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As well as setting out where a total of 34,000 homes should be built in the borough over the next 17 years, the Local Plan also sets out space for employment, burials and recreation.

The final stage of consultation, known as Regulation 19, is the last chance residents get to have their say on the Local Plan before it is submitted to the government’s Planning Inspectorate, which will assess the document against existing national planning policy.

Residents can find out more about the Local Plan and the different ways of responding via the council website here. The Enfield Society has also developed a user-friendly online form to collect Local Plan responses here.


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