This sets out how development should protect, and make provision for the enhancement of, the Green Network. It sets out how development proposals in the Green Belt should be considered and how open space should be protected.
IPG 12 also supports policy CDP 6 in setting out criteria for providing new open spaces in association with new development.
The guidance will be revised and updated once the Open Space Strategy has been adopted. It is anticipated that public consultation will take place in the second half of 2020.
Interim Planning Guidance (IPG 6) will operate as non-statutory planning guidance until conclusion of public consultation and a revised version is prepared for approval.