This page holds a list of current consultations on key strategic planning documents drafted and other policy matters currently being consulted upon by the Planning Policy Team such as Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD) and, when necessary, Local Plan reviews.

When documents are out for consultation, they will be listed here along with the time period in which we are accepting responses.

To be notified of when any consultation processes commence, you can sign-up for updates.

Current consultations

Coventry City Council is now consulting on a proposed new Development Plan Document (DPD), this DPD contains a set of new proposed policies that will be used in relation to deciding the outcomes of planning applications for new Homes in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). In conjunction with the DPD, Coventry City Council will be introducing an Article 4 Direction. 

The Development Plan Document represents the first stage of introducing new Planning Policy as part of the plan preparation process known as Regulation 18 (Issues and preferred option). The DPD is accompanied by an Equality and Health Impact assessment and Scoping and Screening reports for Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulations Assessment. 

This consultation will run from 20 September until 15 November 2022.

This DPD, Article 4 and supporting documents has been informed by an evidence base.

View and respond to these documents. Once accessed, the pages also tell you how you can create an account with us to enable you to respond and be notified of consultation updates for planning policy.

As part of this consultation, several drop-in sessions are being conducted at Libraries throughout the city, please see the below table which outlines the locations, times and dates of these sessions. Download and print our leaflet containing frequently asked questions.

Drop-in sessions


Date and Time

Hillfields Library

27 September 2022, 10am – 12noon

Stoke Library

27 September 2022, 1pm - 3pm

Earlsdon Caranagie Community Library

1 October 2022, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Allesley Park Library

1 October 2022, 2pm - 4pm

Aldermoor Library

4 October 2022, 11am - 1pm

Finham Library

4 October 2022, 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Canley Library

7 October 2022, 10am – 12noon

Central Library

8 October 2022, 1pm - 3pm

Cheylesmore Library

11 October 2022, 9:45am – 11:45am

Jubilee Crescent Library

11 October 2022, 2pm - 4pm

Coundon Library

14 October 2022, 11am - 1pm

Statement of Community Involvement

One of the main principles behind the planning system is community involvement. We encourage the public, local organisations, businesses and others with an interest in the area to take part and have a say in different aspects of planning.

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out the way the Council will involve the local community, stakeholders and statutory bodies in the preparation of new planning policy documents and in consultation on planning applications.

Further Information

You can view and search for consultations relating to a specific planning application online.

Wider Council consultations are on the Let's Talk Coventry website.

Planning Policy team

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street