Leicester Local Plan

Closed 17 Dec 2017

Opened 26 Jul 2017

Feedback Updated 29 Aug 2018

We Asked

As a local authority, we are required to establish a Local Plan that sets out how the council responds to local priorities and how it meets the social, economic and environmental challenges and opportunities that face the city.

This consultation provided an opportunity for residents and businesses to express their views on this process.

You Said

We have had approximately 1,300 comments on the plan. A total of 348 written responses were received from MPs, councillors, adjoining councils, government departments, members of the public, organisations, businesses and community groups.

We Did

Further details on how we will respond to the comments will be provided at the next stage of the plan making process.

Overview

Although this consultation is now closed, relevant documents are still available for reference purposes.

The urban area of Leicester is one of the fastest growing areas in the country, with a uniquely diverse population of about 650,000.

Planning for the future involves anticipating future growth and making decisions about where we allow more development for homes and jobs, as well as identifying the built and natural heritage that we need to protect.

As a local authority, we are required to establish a Local Plan that sets out how the council responds to local priorities and how it meets the social, economic and environmental challenges and opportunities that face the city.

Local Plans typically include information and guidelines on housing, jobs, schools, shops, community facilities, the environment, green spaces and historic buildings.

Whether your interests lie in local neighbourhoods, the city centre, transport, housing, employment, shopping or the environment, please share your views and help to shape the future of Leicester.

Download key stages of local plan preparation

Please note that no decisions have been made about any of the sites mentioned in the consultation, and that all consultation responses will be taken into account when we draw up a more detailed draft plan for the next stage of the consultation process.

You may also be interested in our open space, sports and recreation survey.

 

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