Guidance for the Community

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April 17, 2019

Article 4 – removal of permitted development rights for COU to HMO

BCC Cabinet approved the proposal to extend the wards where Article 4’s, which removes the permitted development right to change a dwelling house to a small House in Multiple Occupation, are in operation. Currently developers are required to obtain planning permission in Clifton West, Clifton East, Lawrence Hill, Ashley, Cabot, Cotham and Redland wards. The […]

January 11, 2019

Bristol One City Plan January 2019

The Bristol One City Plan was launched today. It sets out “where we want Bristol to be by 2050, and how city partners will work together to create a fair, healthy and sustainable city.” find the Bristol One City plan here

November 4, 2018

Tall buildings presentation from New London Architecture event

Tall buildings in London- how much is too many? This event held in London addressed the subject relevant to Bristol’s current Urban Living Supplementary Planning Document and Local Plan review and the presentation by Nicholas Boys Smith from Create Streets is particularly interesting with regard to this. Create Streets presentation here Link to event page […]