Planning advice and guidance

We use the government's Planning Portal website to provide services and guidelines about the planning system. Local circumstances may override their guidelines, so you may need to check with us.

General guidance

Planning permission

Legislation and planning research

For developers

The following should be read in conjunction with the above note on the  Government's Housing Standards Review: Operation of Bristol Local Plan policies (pdf, 0.7 MB) (opens new window)  until the guidance can be updated:

For householders