Planning Policy

Latest Updates

  • Stratford-on-Avon District Council and Warwick District Council are undertaking an Issues and Options Consultation and Call for Sites for the South Warwickshire Local Plan. This will run for a period of 8 weeks between Monday 9 January and Monday 6 March 2023. More information can be found on the South Warwickshire Local Plan website.
  • The Authority Monitoring Report for 2021/22 was published in December 2022.
  • Our five year housing land supply is calculated as 10.06 years for the five year period 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2027.
  • The Cabinet endorsed a Development Brief for the Stratford Gateway in Sept 2022 and agreed to commission consultants to produce a detailed masterplan for the site.

What We Do

The Planning Policy team is responsible for the policy framework that guides development in Stratford-on-Avon District. Our work includes:

  • Developing the Council's planning policies about the scale, type and location of development, protection of the environment and provision of infrastructure
  • Helping local communities to produce community-led plans (including neighbourhood plans, parish plans, and village design statements)
  • Monitoring housing, business, and commercial development within the District and the infrastructure required to support future development
  • Maintaining a sound evidence base to support future policies

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Find out More

Contact: The Planning Policy team

Last updated on 26/01/2023