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Planning policy

Welcome to our planning policy pages, here you will find information relating to the Local Development Framework, design and conservation, supplementary planning guidance and other planning policy documents.

Local Development Framework - The LDF includes the current statutory planning policies that guide development in the city until 2021 and beyond, as well as documents which ampify and guide how those policies will be implemented. The Core Strategy is the current Development Plan.

Plymouth Plan - The Plymouth Plan brings together into a single integrated strategic plan the city's strategies for health, local communities, the economy, culture, transport and infrastructure, and planning. It looks forward to 2031 and once adopted will replace the LDF as the statutory planning document for the city.