Future planning policy
Black Country plan (BCP)
Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and City of Wolverhampton councils are no longer proceeding with the Black Country plan. We have issued a joint statement.
Walsall local plan
Walsall Council’s Cabinet agreed on 2 November 2022 to start work on a Walsall local plan.
We will consider how to make continued use of the work carried out to date on the Black Country plan. You can find evidence and consultation details on the Black Country plan website.
We consulted about the BCP in July to September 2022 and August 2021. These consultations are now closed.
Draft Black Country plan 2039 (regulation 18) additional Walsall-only consultation
The consultation ran from Monday 11 July 2022 until 5.00pm on Monday 5 September 2022 on the draft Black Country plan and sustainability appraisal.
This additional consultation followed the draft plan consultation, which ended October 2021. Following a review of the representations three more potentially suitable housing sites were identified in Walsall. This required consideration and followed the same consultation process as the other sites we consulted on last year.
View all consultation documents and details
Draft Black Country plan 2039 (regulation 18) consultation
The consultation took place from 16 August to 5pm 11 October 2021.
For more information, you can view:
- all the details for the consultation
- Walsall-specific evidence documents that go with this stage of the Black Country plan preparation
We held a number of drop-in sessions giving people the chance to find out more about the draft Black Country plan, view consultation documents, ask questions and leave their completed comments forms with officers.
|Walsall Council House, Lichfield Street, Walsall WS1 1UZ||Wednesday 29 September||3pm - 7pm|
|Brownhills Community Centre, Pelsall Road, Brownhills WS8 7JW||Thursday 30 September||3pm - 7pm|
|Compass Suites (Ashlar Suite), The Green, Aldridge WS9 8NH||Friday 1 October||3pm - 7pm|
|Collingwood Centre, Collingwood Drive, Pheasey B43 7NF||Monday 4 October||3pm - 7pm|
If you need further information about the drop in sessions please contact the planning policy team.