Blackpool local plan

Part 2:  Site allocations and development management policies 

We would like to invite your comments on the Blackpool Local Plan Part 2:  Draft Site Allocations and Development Management Policies – Informal Consultation Paper

We are undertaking an informal consultation on our Draft Site Allocations and Development Management Policies to gain an early understanding of what you think of our initial site selections and policies.


Consultation is taking place from Thursday 10 January 2019 to 5.00pm Thursday 21 February 2019.

How to comment 

Comments must be received by 21 February 2019 

Download the document below:

Draft Blackpool Council, Local Plan: Part 2 Site Allocations and Development Management Policies

Draft Blackpool Council, Local Plan: Part 2 Appendices

Then either download and complete the comments form or take our online survey

Completed comments forms should be sent to

or posted to:

Blackpool Council Planning Strategy Team
PO Box 17
Corporation Street

Alternatively, paper copies of the document and the comments form will be available at the following locations:

  • Customer First Reception, Corporation Street;
  • Blackpool Central Library, Queen Street;
  • Anchorsholme Library, Luton Road;
  • Moor Park Library, Bristol Avenue;
  • Library @thegrange, Bathurst Avenue;
  • Layton Library, Talbot Road;
  • Revoe Library, Revoe Street;
  • Palatine Library, Palatine Road;
  • Mereside Library, 4b Crummock Place 

Previous and future consultation stages

Consultation on the Regulation 18 Scoping Document took place between the 12 June and the 24 July 2017 and the responses received to that consultation, informed the current draft document.

Consultation on the Regulation 19 Publication Version of Part 2 is expected to take place later in 2019.

Documents available to view online

Supporting documents

Evidence base

The Blackpool Core Strategy is also informed by a comprehensive evidence base comprising a number of detailed assessments of housing, employment, environment and other aspects of the current health and character of the Fylde sub region along with more specific studies focused on Blackpool itself.

Additional evidence base papers which informed this draft version of Part 2 are listed below:

Hot Food Takeaways Draft Evidence Base

Housing Supply Update and Site Allocations Assessment

Local Greenbelt Review Assessment Consultation Draft

Local Centres Review Consultation Draft