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Travel plan

Policy driverNational Planning Policy Framework|External link Section 4 Paragraph 36
Replacement Unitary Development Plan – Policy T1
Type of application
  • Major development proposals which likely to have significant transport implications such as schools and educational establishments, public buildings, employment retail and leisure uses and residential schemes including homes for the elderly or student accommodation.
  • The following document (or any that supercedes it) from the Department of Transport provides more guidance as to when a Transport Assessment would be required Threshold Guidance for Transport Assessments [PDF]|External link. These thresholds apply to Travel Plans.
Geographic locations where this information is requiredAs required
What information is requiredSee 'Further Information'
Where to look for further assistanceIf, after reading the 'Further Information', you are still unsure about the information you should submit please contact the Council’s Highway Officers on 01422 392968.

Further information

A travel plan should be submitted alongside planning applications which are likely to have significant transport implications, as advised by the National Planning Policy Framework paragraph 36.

Further advice is available in Good Practice Guidelines: Delivering Travel Plans through the Planning Process April 2009 [PDF]|External link also Making Residential Travel Plans work: Guidelines for new development|External link.

Last Updated: 14/09/2016