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

Draft Black Country Plan (Regulation 18) Consultation

From 16th August 2021 to 5pm 11th October 2021, the Black Country Authorities are holding a public consultation on the Draft Black Country Plan.   Here you can view all the details for the consultation.

You can watch a video about the consultation here: