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Enfield Council is calling for submissions to its new Local Plan that will guide future development in the borough, reports Simon Allin, Local Democracy Reporter

Enfield Council is calling for people to submit details of sites that could be used for development as part of its new Local Plan.

The council wants anyone with an interest in land, potential sites and broad locations for development in the borough to get in touch. Sites that could be used for employment are a priority for the council, as it needs to provide an extra 50 hectares of land for industry and logistics up to 2036.

The local authority also wants to hear proposals for small and medium sites for housing, particularly in the built-up areas of Enfield, to help meet a new, larger target of providing 1,246 homes per year.

It comes after the council failed to meet its existing target for 798 new homes per year.

Local Plans are drawn up by councils to address housing needs and other economic, social and environmental priorities over the long-term. Enfield Council says its new plan, due for adoption in 2022, will shape growth and development while protecting the environment and heritage.

People have been asked to respond to the consultation by Friday by filling in a submission form and emailing it to [email protected], quoting ‘call for sites’ in the subject line.

The call for sites form is available online:
Visit:
 https://new.enfield.gov.uk/services/planning/call-for-sites-form-planning.pdf