Further planning information

The documents listed on this page give additional information on various aspects of the built environment and the planning system. They are not part of the development plan but may be considered as material considerations in the determination of planning applications.

National guidance

The National Planning Policy Framework sets out the government's planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied. The  NPPF is also accompanied by a large volume of Planning Practice Guidance.

Conservation areas

A number of Conservation Area Appraisals have been produced. In addition, we have a number of guides available:

Conserving your historic building

A full list of planning policy documents can be found in the planning policy documents index.

Page last reviewed: 26 May 2020