The Local Development Scheme

What is the Local Development Scheme (LDS)

The LDS sets out the timetable for preparing a new Local Plan for the Borough and for relevant supporting documents.
A summary of the timetable for preparing the Surrey Heath Local Plan 2019 - 2038 is set out below:
Local Plan Preparation Stage  Date
Consultation on Issues and Preferred Options 
June-July 2018 
Consultation on a Draft Local Plan (Regulation 18) (Current Stage)
March - May 2022
Consultation on Gypsy and Traveller Site Allocations Summer 2022
Consultation on a Pre-Submission Local Plan (Regulation 19)
January - February 2023
Submission to the Secretary of State for Examination June 2023 
Inspector's Report October 2023
Adoption December 2023
Please note that Inspectors Report and the adoption of the plan are dependent on the Planning Inspectorate and the timetable for the Local Plan Examination.
Further detail is available in the adopted LDS, which is available here: Local Development Scheme 2022 - 2025