The Localism Bill (and subsequent Town & Country Planning Regulations 2012) removed the requirement for local planning authorities (LPAs) to formally submit an Authorities (formally ‘Annual’) Monitoring Report to the Secretary of State (SoS).

However, the Bill still requires LPAs to monitor the impacts of their land-use policies, and Erewash Borough Council is strongly committed to communicating the performance and achievements of its planning service with the local community and all users of the service.

The added flexibility LPAs are now afforded through revised Regulations mean AMRs can now take on varying formats better shaped around local objectives and spatial priorities.

The Borough Council produce AMRs which responds to a large number of locally-set policies from the adopted Erewash Core Strategy. Understanding the effectiveness of these policies is essential to know whether progress is being made towards meeting strategic objectives concerning environmental, social and economic matters.

Erewash’s latest Authorities Monitoring Report for 2018-19 has now been published by the Borough Council and is an interim version which nevertheless helps Officers to better understand the impact of its local and strategic policies. Further details around the scope of this latest AMR are provided within the document.

The Council anticipates that Erewash’s Authority Monitoring Report for 2019-20 will be published in autumn 2020

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