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Last revised April 28, 2016

Neighbourhood Development Plans.

Old Market Quarter Neighbourhood Plan Referendum: The referendum supported the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) with 80% of the 10% of the population who voted in favour of the plan, and the plan has now been ‘made’ at Full Council. The NDP now has same legal status as the Bristol Local Plan, and will appear on the Council’s main planning policy document website as part of the Development Plan for Bristol. read more


The following planning projects currently have a rolling programme of consultation.

Redcliffe Way Neighbourhood Development plan  read more here

Lockleaze Neighbourhood Development Plan can be seen here Lockleaze draft plan

Ambition Lawrence Weston  draft plan  This plan has now been submitted to Bristol City Council and will be considered by an Independent Inspector who is likely to make a decision about whether the plan is sound and what changes may be needed to make it sound, if it is not, in summer 2016.

Knowle West NDF has designated an area for a plan but has decided not to take it forward at this stage.

See also Neighbourhood Development Plan page which has a link to the Neighbourhood Plans which are being produced in Bristol by Neighbourhood Planning Forums comprising local community members.

Pre Application Community Involvement

Information about the Pre Planning Application Community Involvement process ‘Pre App CI’ .

Permitted development

Change of use for current permitted development rights relaxations.