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Planning Policy

We are responsible for producing a Local Plan which guides future growth in Dudley. Our updated Local Development Scheme was approved by Cabinet in January 2023 and is available on our website. Please review our website for any further updates.

Dudley Local plan

Information and guidance on plans and policies to help shape Dudley, including the monitoring of planning policies.

Development plan documents

Browse documentation related to the current development plan.

Interactive policy map

Use this interactive map to find out which policies and designations apply to your local area.

The Local Development Scheme (LDS)

A programme that identifies which local plan documents will be produced by our Planning Policy Team, in what order and by when.

Lye and Stour Valley Design Code

We are currently working on a Design Code for Lye and Stour Valley.

This design code will set out exactly what is expected of developers and others that propose changes in the local area in a clear and visual manner. This will lead to the creation of more beautiful and sustainable places within Lye and the Stour Valley.

Contact Us

Telephone: 01384 814136

Planning Services
Dudley Council
Council House
1 Priory Road

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