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Bath and North East Somerset Local Plan 2022 to 2042: Launch Document

How we prepare a Local Plan

This section of pages explains what goes into preparing a Local Plan: the research and consultation we will do to support its development, how long we expect it to take, and the rules and regulations we must follow. The steps and proposed timetable for the preparation of the Local Plan are set out in our Local Development Scheme.

View the legal requirements for the Plan preparation process
There are statutory stages and processes that we must follow in preparing a new Local Plan. We will undertake the preparation of the Local Plan in accordance with Regulations 18 and 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.

Select a page below for more detail on the stages we have to follow, and what is involved at each stage.