Planning Policy

Find out more about our strategies, appraisals, development schemes and action plans

BCP Local Plan

A new Local Plan covering BCP Council area providing a framework of policies and site allocations that will guide development over the next 20 years.

Local Plan

Setting out the vision, strategies and policies for development in Bournemouth with the planning policies that make up the local plan for Bournemouth.

Other Planning Documents

Including a range of information that sets policy or provides evidence for the development of planning policy

Neighbourhood Planning

Find out about the Boscombe and Pokesdown Neighbourhood Plan

Planning Guidance

Covering a range of topics providing additional guidance to developers on how Local Plan policy will be applied

Planning Consultations

Find all the Local Plan documents that are up for consultation, as well as the closed consultations

Bournemouth Self Build and Custom Build Register

Bournemouth Self Build Register, Custom Build Register which will help us identify the level of demand for self / custom build plots

Developer Contributions

Developer Contributions is how we calculate contributions new developments need to make towards the Local Plan.