Our City, Our Wellbeing, our new Corporate Strategy for the next four years is here

This plan outlines our vision and key priorities to create a thriving city for everyone. We've identified these priorities based on the challenges and opportunities facing our community.

View the Corporate Strategy here...

Local Plan timetable

Stage  Progress, timeframe and what it involves

Issues and Options

(Regulation 18 of the Town and Country (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

Notification of the subject of the local plan and inviting representations on what the local plan ought to contain.

Consultation expected Spring 2021.

Draft Local Plan

(Regulation 18 of the Town and Country (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

The full Local Plan containing proposed policies and site allocations and inviting representations thereon.

Consultation expected Winter 2021

Publication version of the Local Plan

(Regulations 19 and 20 of the Town and Country (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

The full Local Plan proposed to be submitted to the Secretary of State along with a statement of representations procedure.

Consultation expected Spring 2022

Submission of the Local Plan (and supporting documents) to the Secretary of State

(Regulation 22 of the Town and Country (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

The full Local Plan to be submitted to the Secretary of State along with supporting documents including the Sustainability Appraisal, Policies Map and representations made.

Submission expected Summer 2022 (followed by examination in public).