Plans and Policies

The Development Plan

The development plan for Hart comprises the following adopted plans and policies:

Advice and guidance on preparing a Neighbourhood Plan can be found on the Neighbourhood Planning page.

Local Development Scheme

This is the timetable for preparing future local plan policies.

Local Development Scheme: Ninth Revision

A commentary on the Local Development Scheme was published in section 7 of the Authority Monitoring Report 2021.

Statement of Community Involvement

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) sets out Council policy for consultation on the Local Plan, Supplementary Planning Documents, Neighbourhood Plans and planning applications.

National Planning Policy

National planning policies for England are set out by the government in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The NPPF is a material consideration in the determination of planning applications.