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Minimise the cost and pain of actioning thousands of representations.

An end-to-end solution for the planning policy process making it easy to translate your evidence and community feedback into an adopted plan.

Make informed planning policy decisions to create great places

Objective Keyplan manages the entire process of gathering evidence, drafting and adopting plans, policy and strategy documents, from one centralised platform.

Research, draft, consult and publish with complete visibility and accountability in a single streamlined solution. Say goodbye to juggling multiple software applications forever.

Underpinned by your local plans, development plans, and policies

Objective Keyplan helps planners easily access, link, and spatially surface research documents, technical studies, representations, and content at any step of the process.

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Create, gather and analyse evidence

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Create, gather and analyse evidence

Manage all of your technical documents and link them as evidence to support draft policy decisions.

One tool to create, collect and collate all evidence

Save time with pre-built templates to author research or technical documents and studies. Then, link them directly to your planning policy content.

Connect the chain of evidence to your draft policies

Easily demonstrate the evidence you’ve used to create your policy with by linking to supporting documents.

Choose to include feedback into the pool of evidence

Capture comments and notes, review proposed changes, track approvals and objections throughout the complete planning policy process.

Draft local plans, development plans, and policies with speed and accuracy

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Draft local plans, development plans, and policies with speed and accuracy

Say goodbye to battling with formatting, file corruption, and reliance on typesetters.

Multiple authors, single document

Eliminate the time-consuming task of collating various source inputs; wrangling spreadsheets, managing huge files or dealing with the dreaded Word corruption issues. Multiple authors, internal or external, can work on the same document, at the same time.

Create content once, re-use anywhere

Ensure your documents are always accurate. Centrally manage master policy content, then embed it in your various plans, any updates are automatically reflected.

Effortlessly compare versions of your policy

Easily compare draft and final policies, with tracked change outputs, ready for the Planning Inspector or Reporter. Track every change that is made and have the option to roll back to previous versions.

Consult, process and report

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Consult, process and report

Leverage AI to manage and process all engagement and consultee responses. 

Gain efficiencies with your Formal Consultation

Within Objective Keyplan AI analyses your representation and auto-generates a summary, enabling you to respond to representations, officer notes, neighbouring boroughs, and associations more efficiently, at scale. Notes and comments can be shared with your team through the system.

AI Sentiment Analysis

AI evaluates responses for sentiment (positive, negative, neutral) empowering you to make informed decisions quickly. AI can Auto-Tag suggesting Keywords or Subjects in each response for easy analyses or you can apply Custom Tags which can be personalised for each consultation.

Built-in Redaction Tool

Easily redact sensitive information from representations, keeping originals intact. Choose between reporting with redacted or original versions. Upload redacted files for secure management of personal information, streamlining response acceptance and ensuring accurate reporting.

Put your consultation on a map

Keyplan's Maptionnaire integration captures GIS data such as lines, points, and polygons, ensuring accurate spatial information. Seamlessly link Maptionnaire data to Objective Keyplan, simplifying attribute capture and enabling direct export to corporate GIS systems.

Publish with just one click

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Publish with just one click

Meet all your branding and statutory requirements.

On-brand content, one-click publish

Dramatically reduce production timelines. Eliminate the design and typesetting stage, free subject matter experts from formatting content, maintain control of your master content. Create high quality print-ready, digital PDFs and HTML outputs. 

Deliver an accessible digital plan

Objective Keyplan supports meeting accessibility standards such as WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) to foster inclusivity.

Publish in multiple languages

To meet your statutory requirements, Objective Keyplan supports multiple languages. With one click, your plans and policies are published in multiple languages to meet the needs of your community.

Demonstrate evidence with the Submission Book

Generate a record of everything that has happened from evidence gathering, consultation and drafting the plan through to the final plan and policies to the Planning Inspector or Reporter.

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Features to transform your planning policy process

An end-to-end solution for the planning policy lifecycle that makes it easy to translate your evidence and community feedback into an adopted plan.

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Enable Inclusivity

Leading edge technology to handle all sources of representations held on any platform both manual and digital.

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Unlimited Co-Authors

Allow contributors inside and outside your authority to co-author your planning documents.

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Advanced AI Technology

Leverage AI for sentiment analysis, Keyword or Subject tagging and automated response generation across all your representations.

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Accessible Digital Plan

Objective Keyplan supports meeting accessibility standards such as WCAG to foster inclusivity.

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Platform Integration

Use existing specialist tools and leverage the power of Keyplan to analyse, summarise, respond and report.

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GIS Integration

Keep all maps in your existing GIS system, surfacing the information within your plan without duplication.

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Consultee/Stakeholder Database

Securely collect, store and manage records of all current, pending and historical consultations. Search and access records with ease.

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Instant Reports

Generate a record ready for the Planning Inspector or Reporter to review.

You’re in good company

Trusted by over 100 public sector customers globally to support plan creation and engagement.

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Reg 19 we had over 10,000 representations which we were able to process within a third of the time that it took us for Reg 18 by using Objective Keyplan. We saved approximately 9 months!

Sophie Davies

Senior Planning Officer

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Minimise the cost and pain of actioning thousands of representations.

An end-to-end solution for the planning policy process making it easy to translate your evidence and community feedback into an adopted plan.

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