Where do you think should be developed in Chesterfield?


Which sites do you think are suitable for development in Chesterfield?

That’s the question being asked by Chesterfield Borough Council. The authority is carrying out a land availability assessment (LAA) to identify land appropriate for development and assess the suitability of the sites.

The LAA will form the basis of the council’s new local plan and help decide which sites should be allocated for a range of types of development including housing, employment, retail and traveller sites.

Councillor Terry Gilby, Chesterfield Borough Council’s deputy leader and cabinet member for planning, said: “We are encouraging landowners and developers to send us information on sites which might be suitable for development.

“We will then assess those sites and take them forward through the Local Plan process if they are suitable.”

If a site is considered in the assessment it does not mean it will necessarily be considered suitable for development.

Should anyone wish to include a site for consideration, the council needs to collect as much information possible to ensure an accurate assessment.

Anyone who has a site to be considered for development should complete the form on the council website: www.chesterfield.gov.uk/laa and email to the strategic planning and key sites team: forward.planning@chesterfield.gov.uk.

The closing date for submissions is Friday February 26.

Please use a separate form for each site. If the site is large or complex please provide additional documentation.