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City Wide Planning Policies
City wide planning policy and guidance documents. These documents provide the context for the decisions we make on all planning applications and development proposals in the city
The first section lists our key policy and guidance documents and these set the scene for how we see the city developing over the next 20 years. Below that are a number of subject based planning policy documents that apply across the whole city.
There are also a number of area based planning policies you may with to refer to.
Key Policies and Guidance Documents
Unitary Development Plan (UDP)
City Wide Policies
Please Note : This threshold was originally 25 dwellings or over - as stated in this document - but was lowered to 15 or over in 2006.
Additional guidance has been produced in our 2009 Lighting Places document below.
Green Living Spaces Plan (non statutory)
Copyright: OGL2.0, except where otherwise stated
HMOs, Hostels, Residential Care and Nursing Homes, Bedroom Sizes for Student Accommodation (SPG)
Shopping & Local Centres (SPD)
Last Updated : 3rd December 2015