Future Mole Valley is the name for our next Local Plan and will set out plans for development over the next fifteen years (2018-2033).

Issues and Options : Setting a Strategic Direction for Development [1.5MB] is a paper that summarises the evidence that has been gathered and assesses the likely supply and demand of development over the plan period. A series of options for development have been considered.

The following documents formed part of our Regulation 18 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 consultation:

Brownfield Call for Sites Report [240kB]
Brownfield Land Availability Assessment June 2017 [5.4MB]
Constraints Analysis May 2017 [1.3MB]
Duty to Cooperate Scoping Statement May 2017 [874kB]
Economic Development Needs Assessment March 2017 [7.5MB]
Existing Transport Trends and Constraints March 2017 [2.4MB]
M25 Strategic Noise Assessment March 2017 [583kB]
M25 Strategic Noise Assessment Appendices Part 1 [10.5MB]
M25 Strategic Noise Assessment Appendices Part 2 [9.2MB]
Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2016 [6.5MB]
Strategic Housing Market Assessment Annex 4 Area Profiles [1.9MB]
Sustainability Appraisal [1.2MB]

Consultation Summary [918kB] is our summary of the Issues & Options consultation.

Local Development Scheme [484kB] sets out the programme for preparing Future Mole Valley.

Level 1 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment [4.16MB] is an assessment of all types of flood risk in Mole Valley and it is used to inform land use planning decisions. It was prepared alongside Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and Tandridge District Council, and was published in December 2017. More information and Appendices can be found here.

The Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment [1.83MB] analyses the level of need for additional gypsy and traveller pitches, and plots for travelling showpeople, during the Future Mole Valley plan period. It is based on surveys carried out on MVDC’s behalf within the gypsy, traveller and travelling show communities during 2017 and was published in February 2018.

The Mole Gap to Reigate Escarpment SAC Air Quality Impact Assessment [6.3MB] examines traffic-related effects on the Mole Gap to Reigate Escarpment Special Area of Conservation. It was published in June 2018.

Addendum to EDNA [1.43MB] reassesses the soundness of conclusions reached in the Economic Development Needs Assessment. It highlights potential ‘disruptors’ to the analysis undertaken, highlights additional information to have emerged since the original analysis, and whether or not these alter the conclusions.