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Local Development Scheme

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Shortcut to this page : www.birmingham.gov.uk/lds

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) is a three-year project plan for preparing new planning policy documents, as well as listing all our current statutory policy document in the appendices.

It covers the period 2014-2017. The document includes

  • timescales for new strategic planning documents, such as the Draft Birmingham Development Plan and Draft Development Management Development Planning Document
  • timescales for various new Supplementary Planning Documents - also see our Draft Planning Policies Page, and
  • a record of all our existing statutory planning policy documents

Access our statutory planning policies and other planning guidance online here.

The most recent Local Development Scheme is below. Please note Appendices 4 & 5 are currently being updated.

To access policy documents revoked since the last version of the LDS, please refer to the revoked documents page.

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Last Updated : 3rd June 2014