West Berkshire Council

Planning Policy News

Updates on recent Planning Policy news, consultations and events

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Lambourn Neighbourhood Area Designation

Written on: 12-12-2018

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

Adoption of the Sustainable Drainage Systems Supplementary Planning Document

Written on: 10-12-2018

On Thursday 6 December 2018 the Council adopted the Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). The SPD sets out the approach that should be taken to SuDS in new development in West Berkshire so as to manage and mitigate surface water flood risk.

More details can be found on our SuDS SPD web page.

Local Plan Review Consultation November 2018

Written on: 9-11-2018

We are undertaking the second stage of our consultation on the Local Plan Review from Friday 9 November to 4.30pm on Friday 21 December 2018.  We are seeking your comments on our proposed vision, review of existing spatial areas, methodology for reviewing the existing settlement hierarchy, and criteria for the settlement boundary review.

Further information is available on our West Berkshire Local Plan Review to 2036 webpage.

Minerals and Waste Local Plan - Preferred Options Response Report

Written on: 3-10-2018

We have now published our response to the Preferred Options consultation. The report summarises the key issues and comments made as part of the consultaiton and our response to these comments.

The report can be found on The Emerging Minerals and Waste Local Plan webpage.


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.