Planning Policy

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

Latest Updates

Site Allocations Plan

  • The Regulation 19 Proposed Submission Consultation on the Site Allocations Plan opened on Thursday 8 August and will close on Friday 20 September.

Five Year Housing Land Supply

Neighbourhood Plans

Development Requirements Supplementary Planning Document

  • The Council formally adopted the remaining parts of the Development Requirements SPD on 15 July 2019
    • H. Shopfront Design, Signage, Security, I. Non-Residential Buildings, K. Holiday Lets and Caravan Parks, O. Parking and Travel, R. Air Quality.

Local Planning Documents

Local Registers

Find out More

For further information: please visit the pages on specific documents and plans listed above and in the sidebar or contact us by email

Last updated on 08/08/2019

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