Joint Spatial Plan: Issues and Options

6. Next Steps and How to Comment

6.1 Comments on the JSP Issues and Options can be made from 9th November to 29th January. Your views and comments are important. They will help shape the JSP as we go forward to prepare the draft Plan next year.

6.2 You can make comments using this structured document. Alternatively if you would prefer to send us your written comments there is a response form that you can use. There is an online survey available or a response form to download, or hard copies can be picked up from our libraries or one stop shops. Further details are available on our website

6.3 All comments / completed response forms should be received by the Councils by 5pm on 29 January 2016.

6.4 All comments / completed response forms should be sent either by email or by post to the following addresses:


Post: West of England Joint Planning Consultation, c/o South Gloucestershire Council, PO Box 299, Corporate Research and Consultation Team, Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood, Bristol, BS15 0DR

6.4 To support this there is an extensive public consultation and engagement programme. Details are available on our website

6.5 Once the consultation closes all responses will be carefully considered and used to help prepare the next stage of the JSP - the Draft Plan. This will be published in September 2016. All the comments made will also be published and made publically available. Further details of when this will be done and the next steps will be published on our website.

6.6 Please note that the responses received, including personal details, cannot be kept confidential. If you are not currently on our consultation database and would like to be kept informed, please email: . From time to time we may contact you to seek your views about other planning consultations and projects.  Periodically, you may also be invited to give us your views about our service. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence from the Council in relation to consultation on planning policy documents, or wish to update the contact details we have for you, please contact us quoting the reference number above.