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Development Plan Documents (DPD) are spatial planning documents that are subject to independent examination, and together with the relevant Regional Spatial Strategy,  form the Development Plan for a local authority area.

They can include a Core Strategy, Site Specific Allocations of land, and Area Action Plans (where needed).

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