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Economic statement

This is required if your project will result in the loss of either:

  • commercial premises
  • community facilities

It's also required if you're going to change the use of land which was previously allocated or protected for commercial uses. 

Read more information in:

  • our Local Plan 2003 (Policy CF2)
  • our Local Plan: Strategy and Sites 2019 (Policies E1-E4, E6, E7)
  • the National Planning Policy Framework 2019 (paras 83, 89, 92)
  • the National Planning Policy Guidance for Viability (ID.10 paras 001-004)