Planning and development
What we're doing about planning, building and sustainable development in Leicester including projects.
Community infrastructure levy
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a new charge that local authorities can place to help fund infrastructure that is needed to support new development.
Local development framework
The Local Development Framework (LDF) is a collection of Local Development Documents produced to deliver the spatial planning strategy for the city of Leicester.
Local plan for the city
We have started work on the production of a new local plan for the city. The plan will guide new development within Leicester.
Ashton Green development project
Ashton Green is seen as the most innovative and sustainable new development in Leicester
We have submitted a bid for £1.1 million of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to regenerate the cathedral and Greyfriars area of Leicester's old town.
Neighbourhood planning is a new right for communities. It gives them direct power to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood.
Custom and self-build housing
The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 states that councils' have a duty to keep a register of individual and associations, who are interested in finding which they can custom or self-build properties on.
Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment
The purpose of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) update is to identify land and buildings in the city with potential for housing development.