West Berkshire Council

Planning Policy News

Updates on recent Planning Policy news, consultations and events

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Draft Sustainable Drainage Systems Supplementary Planning Document

Written on: 7-6-2018

A draft Sustainable Drainage Systems Supplementary Planning Document has been produced and it is out for consultation between Monday 11 June 2018 and 5pm on Monday 23 July 2018.

You can view more information on our Draft Sustainable Drainage Systems SPD webpage.


New Privacy Notices

Written on: 1-6-2018

As a result of changes to data protection laws which came into effect on Friday 25 May 2018 we have some new privacy notices to tell you about.

These outline how and why the Planning and Transport Policy department of the council collect, store, protect, process and share the data you give to us.

If you are a consultee on our Local Plan consultation database you will have already received correspondence from us informing you of our Development Plan privacy notice.

You can see all of our privacy notices online, including one relating to the Brownfield Land Register and our Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Register.


Hungerford Neighbourhood Area Designation

Written on: 6-4-2018

A Neighbourhood Area for Hungerford has been designated. This is the first formal stage in preparing a neighbourhood plan. You can view more information online.


Cold Ash Neighbourhood Area Designation

Written on: 19-3-2018

A Neighbourhood Area for Cold Ash has been designated. This is the first formal stage in preparing a neighbourhood development plan. You can view more information online.


Local Development Scheme

Written on: 9-2-2018

We updated our pdf icon Local Development Scheme [404kb] in January 2018.  This sets out our timetable for the production of the West Berkshire Local Plan Review to 2036 and the West Berkshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan.