Information on our review of the local plan and how to take part.
The new local plan will set out how Bristol will develop over the next 20 years.
It will help deliver the new homes and jobs we need and safeguard the environment we value.
The local plan review goes through a number of stages of preparation and consultation.
Further consultation November 2022
Further consultation on the local plan review has now closed.
We consulted on:
We're preparing a summary of responses to the consultation which will be published soon.
pdf Easy Read version of the consultation (17.08 MB) .
Local Plan review consultation 2019
We held a consultation on the local plan from March to May 2019. These versions are not part of the current consultation but are available here for information:
- pdf The local plan's draft policies (7.83 MB)
- pdf The draft site allocations (6.68 MB)
- pdf The proposals for protection of open space (11.84 MB)
- pdf Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (1.66 MB)
Here's a pdf summary of responses to the March 2019 consultation (2.19 MB) .
We're considering your comments from the further consultation in November 2022.
We will then amend the draft plan taking account of your comments, and then we will agree a publication version which will be made available for formal representations.
After the publication stage, the plan will be submitted for examination and will begin the process of being formally adopted by the council.
We carry out a pdf sustainability appraisal of the local plan (1.66 MB) .
Progressing Bristol's Development
pdf Progressing Bristol's Development (1.04 MB) is a statement about planning in Bristol which explains the current approach to making planning decisions. It's a prospectus for the local plan review.
Local Development Scheme
The pdf latest local development scheme (297 KB) was published in November.
Questions on the local plan review
If you have any questions about the local plan review, email email@example.com