The West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit (JPU)
is a partnership of Daventry District Council, South
Northamptonshire Council, Northampton Borough Council and
Northamptonshire County Council.
It was originally established to support
the work of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee, particularly
through the preparation of the Joint Core Strategy for West
Northamptonshire, which was adopted in December 2014.
The partner Councils have now
established a new Joint Planning and Infrastructure Board
(JPIB) which will oversee the preparation of a new Strategic
Plan for the West Northamptonshire area. The JPU are supporting the
work of the JPIB.
The new plan will follow on from the
West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy, which needs updating to
reflect revised national policies and changing local circumstances.
These include plans for a new West Northamptonshire unitary
authority and the area’s location within the Oxford-Cambridge
Arc which the government has identified as an area of significant
Please find out more by visiting
Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit