The council has adopted a new Local Plan for Warwick district, which will guide the area's future development up to 2029.

Local Plan is adopted

A single consolidated version of the Local Plan has been produced. This is currently available online only. Printed reference copies will be available at our offices and one stop shops towards the end of November 2017.

Local Plan - consolidated version

The following documents may also be of use:

Inspector's report

The inspector's report (PDF) (July 2017) and appendix (PDF) has been received by Warwick District Council. The council considered a report on 20th September for adoption of the Local Plan.

Local Plan site progress maps

Overall summary

A number of proposed site allocations have already gained planning permissions, with other sites pending.

The Local Plan Site Progress Map – June 2016 (3.9MB, PDF) shows the status of sites to the south of Warwick, Leamington, Whitnash and the surrounding area, where the majority of significant planning applications have been received (click on the reference numbers within the map for more details).

For details of other sites allocated in the Local Plan view the Policies Maps and Policies Map Amendments (LP21) and Proposed Modifications.

The table in Policy DS11 of the Submission Draft Local Plan lists all sites, including the amount of homes to be delivered. Please note, changes to the table in Policy DS11 have been made as a consequence of the Proposed Modifications to the Local Plan.

Individual applications 

The location of planning applications can also be viewed via the online mapping system or the planning applications search facility. 

Previous steps and consultations

Dates Steps/consultation
20 September 2017 Council takes decision to adopt the Local Plan
July 2017 Inspector's report published
May 2017 Main modifications consultation
April 2016 Proposed Modifications to the Local Plan
January 2015 - December 2016 Examinations
30th January 2015 Submission of the Local Plan 
31st October to 12th December 2014 Publication Draft - Focused Changes
16th May to 27th June 2014 Publication Draft consultation
22nd November 2013 to 20th January 2014 Village Housing Options and Settlement Boundaries consultation
14th June to 29th July 2013 Revised Development Strategy consultation
1st June to 3rd August 2012 Local Plan Preferred Options consultation
21st May 2012  Local Plan Preferred Options document was considered by the Council and approved by Executive
1st December 2011 Council approved ‘A Strategy for the Future and Sustainable Prosperity of Warwick District’ as the basis for future preparation of the Local Plan.
17th March to 15th July 2011 Helping Shape the District - Issues and Scenarios consultation