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Supplementary Planning Documents and Development Briefs

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD) give advice on topic areas such as residential development, and access for people with disabilities. Development Briefs provide detailed planning guidance for the development of specific sites.

These documents complement the policies and proposals contained in the council's Local Plan documents.

SPDs and Development Briefs are available in the download section below. You can download the Bilston Urban Village SPD via the Bilston Urban Village website.

Area guidance is also available for the City Centre (Wolverhampton Connected Places Strategy) and for Heath Town Estate (Heath Town Estate Masterplan), which can be downloaded below.

The HMO Planning Guidance note provides informal guidance for applicants, neighbours, officers and Councillors dealing with HMO applications in the planning process.

Latest News - Draft Hot Food Takeaway SPD - Consultation

Consultation is currently underway on a draft Hot Food Takeaway Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). The SPD sets out guidance for dealing with hot food takeaways in the planning process. The City of Wolverhampton Cabinet approved the draft SPD for consultation on 18 October 2017.

Please submit any consultation responses by email to , or by post to: Planning, City of Wolverhampton Council, Civic Centre, St Peter's Square, Wolverhampton, WV1 1RP.  The deadline for responses is 5:00pm on 11 December 2017.  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the consultation are available below to help you respond.

The draft Hot Food Takeaway SPD, including a Sustainability Appraisal and Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Statement are available to download below.  Paper copies are available on request at the Civic Centre and Central Library.