Issue details

Viability Protocol Supplementary Planning Document

The Viability Protocol Supplementary Planning Document sets out overarching principles for how the council will approach development viability, where this is a consideration as part of the planning process. It provides guidance on the details that should be included in Viability Appraisals and the councils approach to considering viability matters.
The report seek delegated authority to proceed with stakeholder consultation.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/12/2020

Decision due: 19 January 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member with particular responsibility for Regeneration, Skills and Digital Innovation

Lead director: Director for Economic Growth and Regeneration

Contact: Fiona Clark, Planning Policy Officer Email:

Consultation process

The SPD was reported to the LPRG on 9th December 2020.


Statutory consultation will be required.

Are there any climate change implications?: No


Agenda items


  • Viability Protocol Supplementary Planning Document  

Background papers