Newton Aycliffe residents are being invited to comment on proposals that will help to shape development in the Durham county over the next 15 to 20 years.
The County Durham Plan preferred options set out key proposals including the future housing, employment and retail development needed across County Durham to ensure a sustainable future and economic growth.
Durham County Council is holding a series of consultation events, in addition to discussing the Plan with all 14 of its Area Action Partnerships.
Aycliffe’s will be held at the Leisure Centre in the town on Tuesday 25th September (from 2pm to 6pm).
Others include Spennymoor Town Hall on 11th October (4-8pm), Ceddesfeld Hall in Sedgefield on 16th October (4-8pm), Shildon Civic Hall on 18th October (4-8pm) and Ferryhill Literary Institute on 23rd October (4-8pm).
Stuart Timmiss, head of planning and assets at Durham County Council, said: “Over the next 20 years County Durham will see major change so this is a once on a generation opportunity to ensure that the it meets its aspirations in providing places where people want to live, work and shop.
“Public feedback has been hugely important in helping us get to this point and will continue to help us shape our county’s future. I would encourage as many people as possible to get involved.”
In addition to the session above the Plan will be available at local libraries, Durham County Council buildings and online at www.durham.gov.uk/cdp
The consultation period runs from September 10 until November 2.
People can also comment in the following ways:
Via the interactive website http://durhamcc-consult.limehouse.co.uk/portal/planning/
Email – [email protected]
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