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The Town Council is a statutory consultee in the planning process. It does not make a decision on a planning application and can only provide a comment or opinion. This is done through the Planning and Development Committee of the Town Council which meets once a month.

Please visit the West Lindsey District Council website if you wish to view or comment on a planning application.

Gainsborough Neighbourhood Plan

A Neighbourhood Plan for Gainsborough is being developed. The document allows the community to play a role in shaping the future of their community. The Neighbourhood Plan is currently at examination stage which is being undertaken by an independent examiner.

Community Infrastructure Levy

CIL is a levy that local authorities can charge on developments in their area to ensure facilities and services in the area have capacity to keep up with new homes.

Central Lincolnshire Local Plan

A key document in the planning process is the Central Lincolnshire Local Plan.

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