Tag Archives : Joint Local Plan


Exhibition to showcase Better Places plans for city centre revamp

Plans will go on show next week as part of a multi-million-pound project to transform the open spaces and pedestrian areas around the city centre. Plymouth City Council has committed £27 million over the next five years to the Better Places project to improve the look and feel of the city centre’s main thoroughfares. The […]


Public examination for Joint Local Plan to start next week

    Some of the key issues to affect life in Plymouth and the surrounding areas will come under the scrutiny of planning inspectors over the coming weeks. A public examination is due to start on Tuesday 30 January to look at the detail of the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan, which […]


Big day for area as Joint Local Plan is formally submitted

It’s taken five years to shape, publish and consult on, but the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan has now been submitted! It’s a historic day for planners across the three councils; Plymouth City Council, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council as the entire plan and the thousands of comments […]


Comment on the soundness of our Joint Local Plan

People across Plymouth, the South Hams and West Devon will be able to comment on proposals outlined in the Joint Local Plan ahead of it being submitted to a Government inspector. A final consultation starts today (15 March) and runs until 26 April, but there are strict guidelines about what people can comment on and […]


Register office site explained

Some proposals outlined in our Joint Local Plan are making headlines, including the Register Office site. The land at Lockyer Street is allocated as a mixed use development, including a hotel, in the Joint Local Plan, which is a long term look at what sort of development we would like to see and where in […]


Ambitious plan for future of Plymouth and South West Devon published

An ambitious plan for what Plymouth and South West Devon could be like in 2034 covering important issues like health, transport, homes, jobs and the economy, green spaces and infrastructure is to be considered by three councils next week. The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan is going to the Full Council in […]


Getting involved pays off for Stoke residents

Plymouth’s Paradise Field is to remain just that – a field. Strategic planners have rejected a proposal for the site in Stoke to have houses built on it after 230 people objected to the idea and commented on the site as part of the Joint Local Plan consultation process. The latest version of the Plymouth […]


Get involved in shaping Plymouth’s future

Calls to protect football pitches at Collings Park and objections about development plans on Paradise Road in Stoke are some of the responses received as part of a massive consultation. Comments are now coming in as part of the Joint Local Plan consultation carried out by Plymouth City Council and South Hams District and West […]


People asked big questions about land and development

What land should be built on and what should be protected as green space – those are the big questions to be asked in a massive consultation across Plymouth and South West Devon. A total of 30,300 homes need to be built in the next 16 years and Plymouth City Council, South Hams District and […]