Last updated: 9th August 2019

The Planning Policy team is responsible for providing planning policies to guide future development in the district.  These policies will be set out in the Development Plan Documents (DPDs) and Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) listed below.

The Planning Policy Website

  • To navigate through our pages please either use the Planning Policy menu on the left of the screen (or bottom on some mobile devices); or  
  • use the Planning Policy Index which lists all of the pages available within the Planning Policy website which is kept as up-to-date as possible.

Latest News

Focused amendments to the Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) were adopted on 9th August 2019.   Related amendments to the Council's Community Infrastructure Levy Infrastructure List (Reg 123 list) have also been approved. 

Please follow this link to see the background and following documents:

Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) 2015 (Amended August 2019)
Adoption statement
Consultation statement

CIL Infrastructure List Regulation 123 list

Highlights (click on the document image or title below to view more):

  Link to the Local Plan 2016 to 2036 Options Link to the West of England Joint Spatial Plan page of this website Link to the combined Core Strategy and Placemaking Plan Link to the Houses in Multiple Occupation in Bath Supplementary Planning Document Link to the Local Development Scheme 2017 to 2020

If you cannot find the information you want, or if any hyperlinks are broken, please contact the Planning Policy Team using the contact details available on this page.

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