Supporting strategies and policies

The following strategies and policies underpin the key strategies that help us to deliver the priorities set out in our Corporate Plan - the overarching plan for the council.

Strategies/policies What the strategy/policy will help us to do
Adult Social Care Market Position Statement 2018-2021 Develop, stimulate and support a market which can provide safe, effective,
high quality and value for money care and support to the people of Barnsley.
All Age Early Help Strategy 2017-2020 Work to bring services together so that the people of Barnsley get the support they need. 
Barnsley Town Centre Public Spaces Strategy Improve the look of the town centre public areas.
Berneslai Homes Strategic Plan 2016-21 Provide good houses for customers. Work to make more houses available for renting and make sure these are allocated fairly.
Community Asset Transfer Policy Transfer ownership of land or property to community based organisations in Barnsley.
Environmental Enforcement Policy The health, wellbeing and safety of our residents, communities and visitors is very important.  We are committed to working together with communities and its partners to maintain a clean and safe place to live, work and visit.  
Gambling Act 2005 - Statement of Licensing Policy - April 2016 Ensure that gambling in Barnsley is carried out in a fair and open way.  Protect children and vulnerable people from being harmed or exploited by gambling. 
Highway Asset Management Strategy 2016-2021 Work to make sure roads are safe and maintained. 
Homeless Prevention and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2018-2023 Working to prevent homelessness in the first place and helping those who are homeless build a better future.  
Housing Tenancy Policy Make the best use of our council houses for rent and the different types of tenant agreements we have.  
Library Strategy Outlining our vision for Barnsley's libraries.
Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control Protect our communities from the harm caused by smoking.
Managing the Highway Asset Policy Maintain and inspect roads so that they provide opportunities to travel to education, training, employment and leisure activities. 
Planning Compliance Policy Make sure that people and companies comply with planning laws. 
Public Arts Strategy (9 MB)
Public Arts Strategy Executive Summary (2 MB)
Rationale, framework and guidance to support the sustainable development and implementation of a coherent programme of public art across the borough, including public art commissions, loans and gifted art.
School Improvement and Quality Assurance Policy Support improvements in schools and work with schools to help make sure government standards are met.  
Sport and active lifestyles Work with people in Barnsley to be more active throughout their lives, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, disability or wealth. 
Tourism Signing Policy 2012 Promote tourism and help tourists visiting Barnsley to find their way around the local roads. 
Transforming Care Partnership Plan Make care and services better for people with a learning disability and/or autism in the Calderdale, Kirklees, Wakefield and Barnsley areas.
Transforming Care Partnership Plan (easy read version) Make care and services better for people with a learning disability and/or autism in the Calderdale, Kirklees, Wakefield and Barnsley areas