Salford's development plan

The Publication Salford Local Plan: Development Management Policies and Designations, and an Addendum to it (proposed modifications), were submitted to the Secretary of State for examination on 30 June 2021. Hearing sessions started on Tuesday 7 December 2021 and finished on Thursday 16 December 2021. All of the information relating to the examination of the plan can be viewed online and these pages will continue to be updated as the examination of the plan progresses.

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.

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