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Local Plan

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The Local Plan for South Gloucestershire comprises a number of planning documents which guide decisions on future development. The Policies, Sites and Places Plan will also become part of the Local Plan on adoption.

​There are four adopted documents which make up our Local Plan:

A further document is in preparation

A Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule is also in preparation.

Planning guidance documents support policies in the Local Plan.


Core Strategy

The Core Strategy is the key planning policy document for South Gloucestershire setting out the gene ...

Evidence base

To inform the preparation of Local Plan documents we are collecting evidence about the area from a v ...

Joint Waste Core Strategy

The Joint Waste Core Strategy guides decisions about where waste management facilities should be loc ...

Minerals and waste local plan

The minerals and waste local plan provides a framework for determining planning applications for min ...

Policies map

The policies map identifies the specific locations and wider areas that local plan policies apply to ...

Policies, sites and places DPD

This document will contain detailed planning policies to manage new development allocate smaller sca ...

South Gloucestershire local plan 2006

The South Gloucestershire local plan adopted in 2006 sets out the overall planning policies for the ...

Sustainability appraisal

Sustainability appraisal documents related to the Local Plan for South Gloucestershire.

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Planning LDF

PlanningLDF@southglos.gov.uk

01454 868004

Strategic Planning Policy & Specialist Advice Team
PO Box 299
Civic Centre
High Street
Kingswood
Bristol
BS15 0DR

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