Local Plan Review

Nottingham City Land and Planning Policies Document (LAPP)

The Emerging Local Plan

Work is currently underway to prepare a new Local Plan for Nottingham City. When finalised the Local Plan will comprise two documents

Nottingham City Aligned Core Strategy (Local Plan Part 1) adopted in 2014

Nottingham Land and Planning Policies Document - Local Plan Part 2 (Submission Version)

When the Local Plan Part 2 is adopted it will

  • set out planning policies for Nottingham City
  • guide how decisions on planning applications will be made
  • allocate land for development

The Submission Version of the Land and Planning Local Plan Part 2 (LAPP) following approval by Full Council on 5th March 2018 has been submitted along with all supporting documentation to the Secretary of State for Examination. 

Details of the Submission Version can be found here and details of the Examination can be found here.

Stages of the LAPP

Call for site stage

Consultation on a Call for Sites took place between 7 June and 19 July 2009.

Additional site stages

Following a call for sites, consultation on Issues and Options took place between 26 September and 21 November 2011 and later consultation on additional sites between 5 March and 30 April 2012.

Preferred option stage

Between 7 October 2013 and 2 Decembers 2013 a further round of consultation took place on the Preferred Option for the LAPP.

Publication version stage

The Publication Version stage which was consulted on 29 January and 11 March 2016. View the previous publication revisions here.

Revised publication version stage

Revised Publication Version stage which was consulted on between Friday 29th September to Friday 10th November 2017.  Please click here for details.

Submission version

The LAPP was submitted on 23rd April 2018.  Details of this stage is available here.  The full details of the Examination is available here

All details of the Examination of the LAPP can be found here.

This is the anticipated timescale for the examination and the remaining stages of the LAPP.

LAPP Preparation Stage



23 April 2018 COMPLETE

Examination Hearings

Week commencing 19 November 2018 

For the latest timetable and likely date of adoption please refer to the Examination pages of the web site. 

Contact Us

Planning Policy and Research Loxley House Station Street Nottingham NG2 3NG localplan@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Tel: 0115 876 4594

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