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Local Plan Part 2: Site allocations and development management policies

The Local Plan Part 2 allocates sites for development, safeguarding or protecting and sets out a suite of development management policies to guide appropriate development. It was adopted by the council on 22 February 2023. The Local Plan Part 2, along with the Core Strategy replace all the policies in the Blackpool Local Plan 2001-2016.

Alternatively a copy of the above documents are available to view at the Council's Customer First Centre (By appointment only - call 01253 477477), Municipal Buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF

Details of earlier work can be found on our Earlier local plan part 2 stages page. 

Evidence base 

The Local Plan Part 2 has been informed by a comprehensive evidence base which consists of a number of detailed assessments on housing, employment and the environment, as well as other aspects of the current health and character of Blackpool and the wider Fylde Coast Sub-region.

New local plan to 2042

We have started preparing a new local plan for Blackpool that will set out a vision and policy framework to 2042. Please keep visiting the New local plan to 2042 page for future updates.

Future local plan consultations

If you wish to be notified of any future local plan consultations, please email your contact details to