Planning and building

These pages provide information on all aspects of planning and building activities in Salford.

Planning applications (development management)
These pages provide you with advice on all aspects of the planning application process including: whether you require planning permission, how to apply, how to comment on planning applications and how we deal with planning applications. You can view and comment on planning applications via Public Access, and also view the weekly list of planning applications received.

Building regulations
These pages set out standards for all types of building work ensuring the health and safety of occupants. This is independent of any planning requirements. The section also deals with reports of dangerous buildings.

Planning policy
These pages provide information and access to planning policy documents such as the unitary development plan (UDP) and the documents that make up Salford's local development framework (LDF).

Planning research and information
These pages provide information on surveys and research conducted into issues affecting Salford, its people, environment and economy.

Natural environment
Information, research and advice relating to the natural environment of the city including environmental corridors, flood risk, greenspace, landscape and nature conservation.

Contaminated land
These pages provide information on contaminated land and how this should be dealt with through the planning application process.

This page provides information about Salford's urban design principles.

Heritage and conservation
These pages provide information about Salford's built heritage. Within these pages you will find listed buildings and conservation areas.

Planning obligations
These pages provide information regarding planning obligations secured under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Community infrastructure levy
The city council has not yet commenced formal preparation of a community infrastructure levy charging schedule but will keep the need for this under review.

Neighbourhood planning
These pages provide information about neighbourhood plans, neighbourhood development orders and community right to build orders.

Guidance on how to get in touch can be found at the bottom of individual pages.

This page was last updated on 12 January 2016

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