Supplementary Planning Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents and Current Consultations

Supplementary planning documents (SPDs) are documents which add further detail to the policies in the Local Plan. They can be used to provide further guidance for development on specific sites or on particular issues, such as design. Supplementary planning documents are capable of being a material consideration in planning decisions but are not part of the development plan. 

The council has adopted the following SPDs, which have been grouped by the general theme of the document:

Community Led SPDs

Contributions Related SPDs

Guidelines for New Development SPDs

Current SPD consultations

Proposed Revised Affordable Housing SPD

A proposed revised Affordable Housing SPD sets out the council’s updated proposed approach towards the collection of financial contributions for affordable housing through the planning process:

This consultation will run for 6 weeks, beginning Friday 6 January 2017 until midday Monday 20 February 2017.

Please respond to this consultation by email to:

Alternatively, please send postal responses to:

Planning Policy, Isle of Wight Council, Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2QS