Decision details

Supplementary Planning Document - Transport

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


As part of the Local Plan Partial Update transport have been producing a suite of guidance on Walking & Cycling, Parking, Ultra Low Emission Vehicles and Travel Plans which form a Transport & Developments Supplementary Planning Document to guide future developments to be consulted at the same time as the LPPU.
Request approval of SPD for public consultation alongside the LPPU.


The Cabinet Member agrees to:


1)  The Transport and Development Draft Supplementary Planning Document (Appendix A) is agreed and issued for statutory consultation under Regulation 12 (b) of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) 2012 regulations: and

2)  Delegated authority is granted to the Head of Planning to make minor amendments and correct any errors to the Transport and Development Draft Supplementary Planning Document in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Planning, and then undertake the public consultation.

Reasons for the decision:

Following consultation with key stakeholders, the Transport & Development SPD will provide up to date guidance to support proposed updates to transport policies (ST1-8) within the Local Plan Partial Update transport policies (ST1-ST8). It will establish guidance and set standards and expectations for delivering sustainable development within B&NES. The SPD will apply to new development and re-developments requiring planning permission.

Alternative options considered:

None. The SPDs are needed to provide the necessary supporting detail to implement the Local Plan. The forthcoming public consultation provides the opportunity for residents and stakeholders to propose alternative optjpns to the measures included in the SPD. 

Publication date: 02/08/2021

Date of decision: 02/08/2021

Effective from: 10/08/2021

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