The Local Plan and Planning Policy

A Local Plan sets out local planning policies and identifies how land is used, determining what will be built with a local authority area. Adopted local plans provide the framework for an area's development.

Click the buttons below to find out further details about specific Local Plan and Planning Policy matters for Nottingham City.

In Nottingham the Local Plan comprises the Nottingham City Aligned Core Strategy (2014) (Part 1 Local Plan) and the 'saved' Local Plan (2005) policies, which were adopted in November 2005.

Full details of the Examination of the  Local Plan Part 2 including the Local Plan Examination Library and Examination Latest News about the Examination.  The Inspector has now issued her Matters, Issues and Question.

The  Local Plan Part 2 is being reviewed and is currently under Examination.  The Submission Version and associated documents can be found here.  Full details of the Examination can be found here

Details of Supplementary Planning Documents and Supplementary Planning Guidance.

List of useful external links including the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), and related Planning Practice Guidance (PPG).

Latest News and Consultations

Examination of the Local Plan Part 2

As part of the Local Plan Review the Submission Version of the Land and Planning Policies – Local Plan Part 2 (LAPP) and all supporting documents were submitted to the Government for examination on 23 April 2018. Beverley Doward BSc BTP MRTPI has been appointed to conduct the examination. All details related to the examination can be found by clicking the here, there is also an examination news feed which provides the latest news on the Examination. It is anticipated that the associated hearing sessions will commence week commencing 19 November 2018.  The Inspector has now issued her Matters, Issues and Questions.

Revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

On the 24th July the Government issued a revised version of the NPPF (2018). The associated Planning Policy Guidance is also being updated.

When contacting the Planning Policy & Research team we will use the information provided by you in connection with the development of the statutory development plan for Nottingham City or to provide planning policy advice on development sites or planning applications. The basis under which the Council uses personal data for this purpose is that this is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest by the Council or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Council.

You are not obliged, either by statute or by contract, to provide the information that is requested here but if you choose to input into the plan your information will be retained in connection with the development of the statutory plan.

The information that you have provided will be held in accordance with the retention periods set out in the Information Asset Register. Retention periods can be found from the following page: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/privacy-statement

The information provided by you may also be used for the purpose of any other function carried out by the Council. Information about these functions and the legal basis on which information is used for them can be found at http://documents.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/download/5939

The Data Controller is Nottingham City Council, Loxley House Station Street Nottingham NG2 3NG.

The Data Protection Officer is Naomi Matthews. You can contact the data protection officer at the above address or data.protection@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

The new data protection law known as the General Data Protection Regulation provides for the following rights as prescribed by the legislation:

  • A right to request a copy of your information
  • A right to request rectification of inaccurate personal data
  • A right to request erasure of your data known as ‘the right to be forgotten’
  • A right to in certain circumstances to request restriction of processing
  • A right in certain circumstances to request portability of your data to another provider
  • A right to object to processing of data in certain circumstances
  • A right regarding automated decision making including profiling

Please note that if you are unhappy with a decision regarding the handling of your data you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF and also see the Information Commissioners website at www.ico.org.uk

For more information about these rights please refer to our detailed privacy statement at https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/privacy-statement

Contact Us

Planning and Building Control LH Box 5 Loxley House Station Street Nottingham NG2 3NG localplan@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Tel: 0115 876 4594

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