Planning policy and guidance
National policy and guidance
- The key document detailing current national planning policy is the National Planning Policy Framework.
- Further guidance on current national planning policy and the planning system is available in the Planning Practice Guidance document.
Local policy and guidance
- The Spatial Planning team is responsible for formulating local planning policy and guidance.
- Current adopted Local Plans and associated guidance documents currently in force in Cheshire West and Chester.
- The council is currently working on a new Local Plan to replace
the current adopted plans - view the new
Local Plan, with details of the process and a timetable of key