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Planning Policy

The Planning Policy Team within the Cabinet Office is responsible for drafting policies and guidance including preparing and reviewing development plans such as the Isle of Man Strategic Plan and Area Plans.

Since 1 January 2016, the Planning Policy function has been the responsibility of Cabinet Office. The Planning Policy Team is located at:

Planning Policy Team

3rd Floor Government Office

Bucks Road



Telephone:+44 1624 686758

Email:Send Email

Quick Links

Draft Area Plan for the North and West - Draft Plan published

Area Plan for the East - Published in 2020 and currently in force

Area Plan for the South - Published in 2013 and currently in force

Existing Development Plan - Plans published that are in force

Adopted Planning Policy Documents- Policy documents that are in force

Residential Land Availability Study - Monitors the rate at which housing is being completed across the Island

Employment Land Review Study - Provides an evidence base to inform land use plans and individual planning applications, and to support activity to stimulate economic growth

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