Planning policy and guidance: consultation

Share your views with us on our core planning policy and guidance

We are undertaking a programme of work to update our core planning policy and guidance.

The work will take into account the latest government planning policy and guidance, changes to the planning system and our strategy, Towards an Active Nation.

To help us with the initial stage of this work, we would like you to share your views on two draft documents:

  1. An updated version of our Aims and Objectives Guide
  2. A new Playing Fields Policy and Guidance document (this updates our current Planning Policy Statement: A Future for the Playing Fields of England).

Both draft documents are available to view below.

Aims and Objectives Guide – consultation version

Playing Fields Policy and Guidance – consultation version

Please note, for the purposes of this consultation, the draft documents are in MS Word format. The final versions will be fully designed following a review of the feedback received.

Share your views

Views can be submitted via the survey below:

Submit your views

Please note the survey will close at 5pm on Thursday 21 September.

We are also starting to review our current guides on Forward Planning and Development Management.

Any views on these two current guides, including areas you feel updated versions should cover, are also welcomed.

Further updates

We also plan to update the following documents:

  • Making a Planning Application: A Guide for Sports Clubs
  • Assessing Needs and Opportunities Guide and Playing Pitch Strategy Guidance.

The survey above includes an option to let us know if you would like to be consulted as we work to update these additional guidance documents.