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The Government defines brownfield sites (or previously developed land) as land which has already been built on and either currently contains buildings/structures, or has done so in the recent past (Annex 2 of the National Planning Policy Framework, 2012).
Brownfield sites do not include:
Local planning authorities in England are required to prepare, maintain and publish registers of previously developed (brownfield) land (Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning (Brownfield Land Register) Regulations 2017).
Brownfield land registers provide up-to-date and consistent information on sites that local authorities consider to be appropriate for residential development. Registers are published locally as open data and provide transparent information about suitable and available sites.
Registers can have two parts:
We don’t currently consider any sites suitable for Part 2.
The register will be reviewed at least once a year.
The National Park Authority’s brownfield register as of December 2017 includes 17 sites. The exact location of the sites can be identified by geographical coordinates and there is also a link to the site plan. Furthermore, the register includes information about size, ownership, planning status and planning history of the brownfield site.
The register can be viewed and downloaded on the right.
Please contact the Policy Team on 01590 646600 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the brownfield land register.
Planning policy is a key statutory function and plays a central role in the achievement of the two National Park purposes and the related socio-economic duty.
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