South Gloucestershire are to prepare a Policies, Sites and Places Development Plan. 

This Plan will set out detailed planning policies to manage new development, allocate smaller scale (non-strategic) sites for various types of development, and identify local communities’ vision and objectives for their local area, including future development.

South Gloucestershire will work on the following over the next few months:

  • Working with our local communities on a rural housing strategy, including a review of rural settlement boundaries, to enable small scale housing development to meet any locally identified needs;
  • Defining town centre boundaries, allocating sites for new comparison (non-food) development and reviewing the list of primary and secondary shopping frontages;
  • Reviewing and updating the detailed policies for managing new development, for example; conversion and self build, environmental protection, economic development, design and renewable energy;
  • Identifying sites for particular types of development, including those coming forward from local communities.

For expert help to make sure your voice is heard in relation to this important consultation call Michael on 01282 872570 or email. Alternatively, if you are a local community or parish council and want to consider using a neighbourhood plan to develop your vision for, and shape your local area call Louise on 01282 872570, or email.

Further details on this work can be found here.


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