Salford's development plan

The Publication Salford Local Plan: Development Management Policies and Designations was submitted to the Secretary of State for examination in June 2021 and examination hearings followed in December 2021. Main and Additional modifications were published on 30 May 2022 and comments were invited on these until 11 July 2022. Details of any further updates will be published on the examination latest news and updates page.

Decisions on planning applications must be made in line with the development plan, unless there are clear material considerations which dictate why this should not be the case.

Salford’s development plan currently comprises:

Two other documents are currently being produced which will form part of Salford’s development plan once they are adopted by Salford City Council:

The Local Development Scheme sets out the development plan documents that will be produced over the next few years, the timetable for doing so, and the topics that they will cover. This can be downloaded at the bottom of the page.

Spatial Planning Privacy Notice

The council is committed to ensuring that we are transparent about the ways in which we use your personal information and that we have the right controls in place to ensure it is used responsibly. This is required by data protection legislation. We have reviewed the city council’s Spatial Planning Privacy Notice (May 2018) as it didn’t properly reflect how we process your data. The privacy notice has been updated to ensure that we meet the requirements of the Planning Inspectorate for the examination of the Publication Salford Local Plan: Development Management Policies and Designations (SLP: DMP) document. Personal data submitted with comments received in response to the SLP:DMP the will be treated in accordance with the updated Spatial Planning Privacy Notice (March 2020), rather than as outlined in the preface to the SLP: DMP (paragraph H, page 11). The updated privacy notice is available to download at the foot of this page and is also available to view on the council’s data protection page.

Downloadable documents

If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.

This page was last updated on 12 July 2022

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