Background Information (Environment)
This section includes documents that provide detail on the North Norfolk Environment.
Please note: Some of these studies have been commissioned to formulate planning policy and may not represent actual District Council policy.
- Open Space and Recreation Study
A study was undertaken to gather information on the needs and opportunities relating to open space and recreation in the District.
- Strategic Flood Risk Assessment
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) was commissioned to inform preparation of the LDF and also to provide further details of varying levels of flood risk within the area
- Coastal Erosion Development Control Guidance
A document has been produced to provide guidance for developers, and those determining planning applications, on the nature of development that is likely to be appropriate within the Coastal Erosion Constraint Area.
- North Norfolk Design Guide
The Design Guide offers advice and support to anyone involved in the design or alteration of the built environment in North Norfolk, with the objective of raising the quality of design whilst encompassing the needs of sustainable construction and energy efficiency.
- Landscape Character Assessment
The LCA provides a detailed assessment of the features and elements which make up the distinctive landscapes of North Norfolk. It maps the landscape of the District into two levels - Types and Areas. These areas demonstrate a similar character of appearance, history and ecology, and the LCA describes them and evaluates their condition and ability to adapt to change.
- Evidence Base (Studies & Statistics)