Alongside Regulation 18, the 'Call for Sites' was an opportunity for developers, landowners, individuals and other interested parties to suggest sites within North Norfolk for development and to let us know when they will be available.

The evidence required to support the new Local Plan identifies the level of need for housing, employment, and land for other uses. The Council needs to know that sufficient land is available for new development to take place in the most suitable locations.

The sites submitted to us could be for housing, employment, retail and business uses, community facilities, gypsy and traveller sites, and other types of development. Over 300 sites were submitted during the consultation period 18 January to 31 May 2016. These sites were included in the Council’s assessment of available housing and employment land in the district, and, were assessed and considered as possible sites for inclusion in the First Draft Local Plan (see Stage 3).