Developing Bromley’s Local Plan

Local Plan examination 

The council submitted the Draft Local Plan for examination on 11 August 2017.

For all details associated with the examination visit

Bromley Local Plan examination


The Local Plan will set out the vision and objectives for the borough to the 2030s and the strategic and more detailed policies used in determining local planning applications together with a policies map and specific site proposals.

The council consulted on its proposed submission Draft Local Plan between 14 November and 31 December 2016 in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.

The response to this consultation was reported to Development Control Committee on 12 June 2017 (Item 8) and the council’s Executive on the 20 June (Item 256), seeking agreement to ask Full Council for approval to submit the Draft Local Plan to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for examination. 

The Executive resolved to agree to the submission to the Secretary of State; the Draft Local Plan be referred to Full Council for approval for Submission to the Secretary of State for Communities for Independent Examination and that authority be delegated to the Chief Planner in consultation with the Leader of the Council to approve further information and amendments as required prior to or soon after submission. The Full Council (Item 22) at its meeting on 26 June 2017 approved the Draft Local Plan for submission to the Secretary of State.

Background

Details on the background to the Local Plan, and brief outlines of the consultations undertaken to date can be found on the background to the Local Plan page

Current planning documents

While the Local Plan is being progressed, the majority of the policies within the adopted UDP (July 2006) are saved and form part of Bromley's Development Plan as does the Bromley Town Centre Area Action Plan and the London Plan which is published by the Mayor of London. In addition the council has approved Supplementary Planning Documents for Planning Obligations and Affordable Housing, which are also used in assessing and determining planning applications and development proposals.

Existing locally approved planning documents

Local Plan consultations

All consultations on Bromley's Local Plan take place through our Local Plan consultation portal. Documents relating to both live and closed consultations are still available for inspection on the portal.

These documents are available for inspection and comment together with previous (closed for comment) consultation documents on the Local Plan Consultation Portal.

Planning policy

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