Draft Parking Standards Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) - Zone Map

We are proposing an update to the standards used to set the types of parking that should be provided in new developments. The map below shows the 3 different zones we'll use to decide which parking standard to apply across the city.

Strategic housing land availability assessment map

The map below shows sites assessed within the 2010 Update to the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) completed by GVA Grimley March 2011. It should be noted that although the SHLAA is an important background study to inform plan-making it does not, in itself, determine whether a site should be allocated for housing development.

How a planning decision is made

Find out what happens after you have submitted your application.


For refusal of planning permission, or 'non-determination' of an application.

Who is consulted on a planning application?

How consultations work

Consultation is an invitation to anyone who may be interested in the application to comment on it. Clear laws guide us about identifying who to consult on your application and we must allow at least 21 days for responses.

How we consult

Depending on the type of application, we may consult using:

Planning committee

Find out about the committee that makes planning decisions. Look at applications and decisions.