New Local Plan 2036
About the new Local Plan for 2036
Work has now commenced on the new Local Plan which will provide detailed policies and additional housing, employment and other land allocations up to 2036. It will review and roll-forward policies and allocations in existing development plan documents and plan for the housing, jobs and infrastructure set out in the Joint Spatial Plan (JSP). The JSP is undertaking a final period of consultation before being submitted for examination in Spring 2018. For North Somerset it contains proposals for four new communities at Banwell, Churchill, Nailsea and Backwell. Details of the latest consultation and progress of the Joint Spatial Plan can be found at www.jointplanningwofe.org.uk.
Generating ideas consultation
One of the main components of the Local Plan will be to set out details of strategic developments proposed at Banwell, Churchill, Nailsea and Backwell. A consultation to generate ideas and discussion about these areas took place from 22 November 2017 to 10 January 2018. The results from this consultation and information distributed during the consultation can be found below.