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Important Planning Update

From 1 July 2024 we will no longer be sending neighbour notification letters advising of planning applications made on, adjacent or near your property. To make sure you don't miss anything, please sign up for My Alerts.


Household Support Fund

Due to predicted high demand, applications for the Household Support Fund have now closed. Further support can be found on our Cost of Living and Household Support pages

The new Dudley Local Plan

Dudley Council is preparing a new Local Plan which will set out how the borough will grow and regenerate by 2041. The new Dudley Local Plan will replace the current Development Plan Documents following its adoption. To find out more, visit the Dudley Local Plan webpage.

Details of our existing Development Documents are below.

Development plan documents

Supplementary planning documents and guidance

Dudley Local Development Scheme

Dudley's Local Development Scheme was updated in July 2023 and can be viewed at Dudley Council's Local Development Scheme (LDS), setting out the timetable for the Dudley Local Plan 2041 and other planning policy documents.

The Black Country Plan

Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and City of Wolverhampton councils are no longer proceeding with the Black Country plan. We have issued a joint statement.

All documents associated with the - Black Country Plan are available by following the link.

Neighbourhood Plans

There are no made Neighbourhood Development Plans in the borough and none are currently being prepared. Please contact the Planning Policy Team if you are interested in preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Further documents

Further documents to support the plans above are:

Contact us


Telephone: 01384 814136 

Regeneration and Enterprise
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