We make decisions about planning applications, based on national and local planning policy. You can find national policy documents on the Planning Portal. To find out more about local policy, or to get involved in setting the policy for your area, choose a category below.
We are currently updating our Local Plan and running associated public consultations on several Supplementary Planning Documents.
- Current policy (Development Plan: Core Strategy and Placemaking Plan)
- Future policy (Local Plan)
- Understand and get involved in local planning policy
- Supplementary planning documents and guidance
- View local requirements for planning applications
- View local policy on heritage, environment and design
- Neighbourhood planning
- Planning policy for agents and developers
- Sign up for planning policy email updates