Liverpool Local Plan
The Liverpool Local Plan provides a long-term spatial vision, strategic priorities and policies for future development in the city over the next 15 to 20 years. The Local Plan means that change can happen in a managed way, so we can maintain the unique character of the World Heritage Site.
- Chapter 11: Heritage – sets out the policies for the city’s heritage, including conservation areas and listed buildings. This chapter includes a policy for the World Heritage Site (Policy HD2 Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City World Heritage Site)
- Chapter 10: Urban Design includes a policy on tall buildings (Policy UD6) to protect the streetscape and skyline of Liverpool’s public realm.
Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City World Heritage Site Supplementary Planning Document (WHS SPD)
Adopted in 2009, the WHS SPD provides detailed guidance for new development, regeneration and conservation in the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City World Heritage Site and surrounding area.
It supplements the Unitary Development Plan and deals with the management of the site, and embodies the principles in the existing WHS Management Plan.
Liverpool’s North Shore will be an international exemplar of heritage-led regeneration that delivers sensitive development alongside urban renaissance and economic prosperity.
Ten Streets Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF)
The Ten Streets vision is about nurturing the assets and opportunities that are unique to this part of the city – stunning maritime architecture, a diverse commercial and industrial heritage and a pivotal location.
The Baltic Triangle Development Framework
When adopted by the council this framework will be used as a Supplementary Planning Document to inform any planning applications in the area.
The Ropewalks Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)
Adopted in 2005, the Ropewalks SPD provides detailed guidance for new development in the Ropewalks area of the city centre and is used with the UDP for making decisions on planning applications in the area.