Upcoming data standards
These are the planning areas we're looking at right now, and the ones we plan to work on next.
We regularly ask our community to help us decide the things we need to work on and tell us what they need from the data. Read our x to see how you can contribute.
Working on now
If you'd like to help us explore and shape these standards, join the conversation to see what needs to figure out.
- Development plans and timetables
- The status of emerging local plans for local planning authorities
- Discuss Development plans and timetables
- Gypsy, Roma & traveller sites
- An area of land where gypsy, Roma and traveller communities live which may be owned and managed privately or by the council
- Discuss Gypsy, Roma & traveller sites
- Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP)
- Major infrastructure projects such as new harbours, roads, power generating stations (including offshore wind farms) and electricity transmission lines, which require a type of consent known as ‘development consent’
- Planning applications & decisions
- Records of applications for development and the associated decisions
- Discuss Planning applications & decisions
- Planning conditions (Article 3 directions)
- Discuss Planning conditions (Article 3 directions)
If you'd like to help us understand the data needs for these planning areas, join the conversation to see what we trying to find out.
- Flood risk zones 3b
- Discuss Flood risk zones 3b
- Land registry polygons / red line boundaries
- The indicative shapes and positions of each boundary of registered titles for land and property
- Discuss Land registry polygons / red line boundaries
- Local nature reserves
- A protected area of land designated by a local authority because of its special natural interest or educational value
- Discuss Local nature reserves
- National nature reserves
- Areas where wildlife, plants and animals are protected to allow them to thrive
- Discuss National nature reserves
We believe these planning areas we should look at next and we'd like your input to help us understand the space. We are particularly interested to here about the data used or produced, who needs to use it and what do they want to do with it.
- Design codes
- Geographical areas covered by a design code
- Discuss Design codes
- Local flood data
- Local wildlife sites
- Areas of land that are especially important for their local wildlife
- Locally listed buildings
- A building recognised by the local authority (but not nationally) as having local importance due to its architectural, historical or environmental significance
- Sites of importance for nature conservation
- Defined areas identified and selected for their nature conservation value