Including Core Strategy, Local Development Framework, and Local Plans Parts 1 and 2


Winchester City Council adopted the Winchester District Local Plan Part 2 – Development Management and Site Allocations on 5 April 2017.   All documents are on the Council’s website.

The Local Plan for the Winchester District (Part 2) has passed inspection. Local Plan Parts 1 and 2 together provide a strong planning policy for the District, setting out areas for growth and those to be protected, together with a comprehensive suite of policies to guide individual planning applications.

Come and support WinACC in front of the Planning Inspector on 12 July and other days up to 20 July. Detailed timetable attached.

Winchester Friends of the Earth have sent a hard-hitting statement to the Planning Inspector about air pollution in Winchester city.

Winchester City Council submitted Winchester District Local Plan Part 2 – Development Management and Site Allocations on 23 March 2016 for examination. The next step is that a Planning Inspector will conduct hearings into the matters he/she wishes to explore, to determine whether or not the plan is ‘sound’.

Winchester BID have asked the City Council to limit restaurant growth and protect the provision of a mix of independent businesses in Winchester in their response to the Local Plan Part 2.

Following the Paris Conference, plans like this will have to ramp up their proposals to reduce climate change.

Winchester City Council is now consulting on the next stage of the Local Plan Part 2. This will allocate sites and development management policies for all of the district outside the South Downs National Park. Deadline 21 December

News on the Local Development Framework from Winchester City Council including latest on Local Plan Part 2, the Local Development Scheme and village design statements.

Winchester Town Forum meeting 6.30 Monday 5 October 2015 and Winchester Cabinet (Local Plan) meeting 9.30 am Tuesday 6 October will both discuss the latest draft of part 2 of the Local Plan. Email with points you would like WinACC to raise at either meeting.


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See also our vision of a sustainable Winchester, our pages on local building developments and on the Local Plan, on air pollution, walkingcycling and other aspects of transport.


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