West of England Joint Spatial Plan: Towards the Emerging Spatial Strategy

Towards the Emerging Spatial Strategy Document

Preparing the final draft JSP and timetable for the plan

The JSP is being prepared in accordance with the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

The plan is still at an early stage of plan preparation (Regulation 18). Before any final decisions are made a number of statutory stages involving public consultation need to be completed. These statutory stages and the timetable for when they will be completed are presented in Figure 1. The target is to submit the Joint Spatial Plan to the Secretary of State for examination by Spring 2018 with examination later that year. Milestones leading up to these dates are set out below: