Development Plan


The development plan for the district is currently made up of the documents below read together. Where there is any conflict between the policies contained in these documents, the policy in the most recently published, adopted or approved document prevails.

Local Plan for Bolsover District

The Local Plan for Bolsover District was adopted by the Council on 4th March 2020.

Following its adoption, the Local Plan forms the key part of the Development Plan for Bolsover District and supersedes the Bolsover District Local Plan (February 2000) and all of the policies within that document.

The Local Plan for Bolsover District is an ambitious document which actively tackles the issues we face today in seeking to achieve sustainable growth. It is underpinned by sound evidence and a spatial strategy that retains the District’s distinctive identity whilst providing the growth that is needed for the District to prosper and flourish. This means that it plans for the right amount and type of homes to meet our needs, in the right places with the right infrastructure in place to support all residents and businesses going forward.

The Local Plan for Bolsover District and its related documents can be viewed below:

Note: The Local Plan policy maps above are for viewing only as they contain data supplied by Ordnance Survey and are therefore protected by copyright law. Use of this data is subject to terms and conditions:

i) “You are granted a non-exclusive, royalty free, revocable licence solely to view the Licensed Data for non-commercial purposes for the period during which Bolsover District Council makes it available;
ii) you are not permitted to copy, sub-license, distribute, sell or otherwise make available the Licensed data to third parties in any form.
By opening the .pdf maps you are agreeing to the terms and conditions.

© Crown Copyright and database right (2018) Ordnance Survey (100019526)


Made Neighbourhood Plans

The following ‘made’ Neighbourhood Plans also form part of the Development Plan for Bolsover District.

Tibshelf Neighbourhood Plan (May 2023)


Derby and Derbyshire Minerals and Waste Local Plans

The Derby and Derbyshire Minerals Local Plan (April 2000, as altered in November 2002) sets out planning policies for minerals development. Most of its policies have been saved and will remain in force until they are replaced by new development plan documents. The Minerals Plan is supplemented by Supplementary Planning Guidance on the After-uses of Sand and Gravel Sites.

The Derby and Derbyshire Waste Local Plan (March 2005) sets out planning policies for waste development. All but one policy (policy W1A) of the Derby and Derbyshire Waste Local Plan, adopted in March 2005, have been saved beyond March 2008.

Proposals for the replacement of these policies are contained within the Minerals and Waste Development Scheme prepared jointly by Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council.


Staying updated

We maintain a database of parties interested in the preparation of Planning Policy documents. If you are not currently on our database but want to be, you can register and create a new account to ensure you are notified about future planning policy document consultations.

For more information on the Council’s approach to involving the community within plan making and on planning applications, please see the Statement of Community Involvement

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