Documents that inform planning in Guildford Borough

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

The national policy document that supports all planning decsions in the country.


Documents supporting Revisons being proposed to Planning System

Planning for the Future 2020

See our Post and Document 

Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission 

See our Post and Document

National Model Design Code 2021

See our Post and Document

GBC Local Planning Documents

The Local Plan

See Local Plan

Development Management Policies (DMP)

These support the Local Plan

DMP Draft as at May 2022

Responses to Reg18 consulation on DMP

The DMP is in the process of being finalised to support the local plan

Strategic Development Framework (SDF)

This document provides supporting information on the development of the Strategic Sites identified in the Local Plan


Guildford Borough Council has links to all Local Policy documents on its website

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