Design Guidelines for Rutland and South Kesteven
The Design Guidelines for Rutland and South Kesteven aim to help improve the design quality of new build development. They supplement the policies within the Local Plan (2020).
This Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) was adopted in November 2021.
The key aims of this Design SPD are to:
The Design Guidelines supplement the Local Plan Policy DE1 and other relevant Local Plan policies.
As an SPD, these guidelines will be a material consideration when determining planning applications, meaning that they will be important and carry weight.
Summary of content
The document covers a wide range of development, including large residential developments, commercial schemes and household extensions.
The guidelines cover a broad range of issues- from tackling Climate Change to making it easy to park your car, put the bins out or walk to school.
Consultation was undertaken between the 29th January - 12th March 2021 and the results of this and the subsequent amendments to the guidelines are summarised in the Consultation Statement below.
Click here to see the Rutland and South Kesteven Design Guidelines