WelcometotheIssuesandOptionsConsultationDocumentfortheNorthumberland Core Strategy.This is the first stage in producing a planning framework for Northumberland, significantly contributing to delivering theSustainable Community Strategy Vision to make Northumberlanda place that is resilient for the future. Once adopted the CoreStrategy will provide the planning basis for enabling everyone inNorthumberland to live the kind of life they aspire to in a way thatrespects the inherent identity of the place and its residents.Your views are important in ensuring that the County Council isidentifying and focusing on the right choices for meeting future development needs whichfully takes account of Northumberland’s special culture and environment now and in thefuture. It is important that such matters are informed by local opinions. We want to knowyour views on the issues that have been identified and whether we have missed any, howparticularapproacheswillaffectyourlocalareaandwhethertherearedifferentapproacheswe have not thought about.Thank you for taking the time to read the document and I look forward to receiving your comments.
Councillor Tom BrechanyExecutive Member for Planning, Housing and Regenerationiii
Northumberland Core Strategy Issues and Options Consultation Document - May 2012