Time Table

We have paused delivery of the local plan to allow for further analysis to be completed before it is taken to Cabinet for approval. 


The timetable below will be updated once a revised Local Development Scheme has been approved.


Spring 2020

Council Adopts Local Plan

August / September 2019

Submit Local Plan to Government for Examination

Summer 2019

Proposed Submission Local Plan placed on Deposit

June - August 2018

Consultation on Draft Darlington Local Plan, Draft Policies Map and Draft Sustainability Appraisal

March 2018

Adoption of Revised Statement of Community Involvement Part 2

January 2018

Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment (HELAA) published

December 2017

Draft Spatial Plan Consultations for Heighington and Middleton St George

Autumn 2016

Annual 'Call For Sites' consultation launched

July 2016

Adoption of Revised Statement of Community Involvement Part 1

April 2016

Local Plan Microsite launched with option to sign up to get involved in the new Local Plan.

Statement of Community Involvement consultation began on how we involve our stakeholders in the Local Plan process