Former development plan

Following Adoption of the Borough of Darlington Local Plan 2016 – 2036 by full council on the 17 February 2022 this page is in the process of being updated.

For the latest information please check the news updates on the local plan website [external link]

Work is underway to prepare a new local plan for the Borough of Darlington. Formally known as the Local Development Framework (LDF).

It will replace the policies in the current Borough of Darlington local plan which was adopted 1997, with alterations made in 2001.

Visit our designated local plan website for more information on the new local plan.

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