Development plan (the Local Plan)

Development plan (the Local Plan)

Our Local Plan guides how and where development will take place in the borough, and it is the basis for how we make decisions on planning applications.

If our documents are not accessible to you, you can request a different format here.
Chesterfield Borough Local Plan 2018 to 2035 PDF (PDF 5.68 MB)
Local Plan Policies Map PDF (PDF 26.66 MB)

The Local Plan was adopted on 15 July 2020 following an examination in public. You can see all the examination documents here.

The Local Plan is supported by a wide range of research and information that can be found in the evidence base

You can read more about the purpose of Local Plans and how they are developed on

Please note: minerals and waste local development documents are prepared by Derbyshire County Council.


Contact the forward planning team

Phone: 01246 345002

Last updated on 10/06/2024