The Black Country Core Strategy forms part of the Development Plan for the City.

Black Country Plan now being prepared

The Black Country Core Strategy, which was adopted in 2011, is now under review and will be replaced by the Black Country Plan. An Issues and Options consultation took place in 2017 and the Draft Plan consultation took place on 2021.

The preparation timetable, supporting evidence and further details are available at Black Country Plan Timetable.

Draft Black Country Plan (Regulation 18) Consultation

The public consultation on the Draft Black Country Plan (Regulation 18) took place between 16 August to 11 October 2021. The consultation is now closed.

Draft Black Country Plan (Regulation 18(ii)) Consultation – Additional Housing Sites in Walsall

Public consultation on three additional housing sites in Walsall will take place between 11 July and 5 September 2022. Further details are available view Black Country Plan Timetable