Reading Borough’s new Local Plan – chance to comment

News from: Reading Borough Council (RBC)

RBC is in the process of producing a new Local Plan to replace its existing development plan documents, and to plan for development in Reading up to 2036. Once adopted, the Local Plan will be the main document that informs how planning applications are determined and covers a wide variety of strategic matters, policies and specific sites for development.

We are seeking comments over the next six weeks during a period of public consultation. The full Draft Local Plan is on the council’s website at and copies can also be viewed at the Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU (9:00 – 17:00 on weekdays) and in libraries during normal opening hours. Supporting documents, such as a Draft Proposals Map, Sustainability Appraisal and Infrastructure Delivery Plan are also available on the council’s website and are available for your comments.

We welcome any comments that you have. Please provide written responses to the consultation by 17:00 on 14 June 2017. Responses should be sent to or Planning Policy Team, Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, RG1 2LU.

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