Issue details

Adoption of Supplementary Planning Documents and Planning Information Notes

Approval is sought to adopt the following Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD) and Information Notes that support policies in the Sefton Local Plan: Affordable and Supported Housing SPD; Conversion to Flats and Houses in Multiple Occupation SPD; House Extensions SPD; New Build Homes SPD; Social Value (Employment and Skills) in Development SPD; Contributions towards Education Provision: A Guide for Developers Information Note; and Recreational Pressure from Development Information Note. Once adopted they will replace existing relevant guidance and be used in development management.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Community Impact;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Financial: No;

Community Impact: Yes;

Decision due: 25 May 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Planning and Building Control

Lead director: Head of Regeneration and Housing

Department: Regeneration and Skills

Contact: Ian Loughlin Email: Tel: 0151 934 3558.

Consultation process

Discussions with Cabinet Member for Planning and Council officers. Draft SPDs and Information Notes approved by Cabinet Member for publication and public engagement using website, emails, social media, press


Members, officers, Registered Providers, Developers, specific stakeholders, general public.

Agenda items

List of background documents to be considered by decision maker

  • Adoption of Supplementary Planning Documents and Planning Information Notes