Planning in your neighbourhood

This page contains useful links and information about planning applications, planning policy and the historic and the natural environment in your neighbourhood.

Plymouth Plan

The Plymouth Plan is a ground-breaking plan which looks ahead to 2034. It sets a shared direction of travel for the long term future of the city bringing together a number of strategic planning processes into one place.

Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan

The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan is the current adopted local plan for Plymouth and replaced the Local Development Framework.

Supplementary Planning Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents provide more details on local development plan policies and how they are used and implemented when making planning decisions.

Sustainable Neighbourhood Assessments

As part of the development of the Local Development Framework consultation began on the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Development Plan Document where leaflets were produced for each neighbourhood. There was also an assessment of each local area done addressing the amount and use of local services entitled Sustainable Neighbourhood Assessments.


Planning applications

View and/or comment on valid planning applications within your neighbourhood.

Neighbourhood profiles

View our neighbourhood profiles to view details on neighbourhood meeting date information, maps, councillors, profiles and links to our partners.

Conservation and heritage

View our conservation and heritage pages for details on Plymouth's historic environment, including listed buildings, conservation areas and scheduled ancient monuments please visit our conservation and heritage.


Parks, nature and green spaces

For information on the natural environment in Plymouth, including details on our parks, nature and green spaces please visit our parks, nature and green spaces web pages.