Bournemouth Local Plan Review (Regulation 18)

Initial Stakeholder Consultation and Request for Potential Development Sites

We are preparing a review of the Local Plan for Bournemouth, to guide future development in the borough.

The current Local Plan

The existing statutory Local Plan for Bournemouth is currently made up of:

What issues should the Local Plan consider?

We set out the issues that may need to be considered in a consultation document. Please let us know what you think. We'd also like you to tell us if you there is anything else you think should be included.

Request for potential development sites

As part of the Local Plan process we want to identify sites with potential for development. Details of how to submit potential sites are contained within the consultation document and response form.

How to submit comments

Comments are invited during the consultation period which runs from 15 September 2017 - 10 November 2017.

You can comment by:

SHLAA 2017 Update and Brownfield Land Register Call for Sites

Suggest potential sites for the SHLAA 2017 update and the Brownfield Land Register during the consultation period from 15 September to 10 November 2017.

Read the Local Plan review consultation document 

Next steps

When we prepare the Local Plan Issues & Possible Options, we consider all the comments we have received. This is due to be published for consultation in 2018.

How you can stay informed

To be kept informed about the Local Plan review and other planning policy consultations (if you are are not already on our Planning Policy database) please email



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