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Evidence Base documents


The evidence base consists of research reports that underpin the policies of the Local Development Framework.

Five Year Housing Land Supply 2017 to 2022

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) requires all Local Authorities to identify and maintain a five year supply of deliverable land for housing. This report is published annually by Sedgemoor.


Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

Sedgemoor District Council prepared a Strategic Flood Risk Assessment for the District in 2008, to ensure that the risks from flooding were central to strategic planning decisions undertaken as part of the Sedgemoor Local Development Framework. To inform the early stages of the Local Plan Review an update to the SFRA level 1 report has now been undertaken during 2015.