Consultations

Hart District Council is committed to working with residents, businesses and charities to improve the services it delivers across the district. Consultation is an essential part of this and we need to know your thoughts on changes that we intend to make. This page provides information on the current consultations that are open as well as information on consultations that have ended.

Please note consultation on planning applications is found in the planning section of the website.

Open Consultations

January 2018 - Hart District Council is currently consulting on the designation of Yateley Parish as a Neighbourhood Area. For further information please see our Yateley webpage. Comments can be made on this application until 4pm Monday 12 February 2018

Past Consultations

October 2017 - We consulted on our Draft Hart Corporate Plan 2017-2022 for 4 weeks until 31 October 2017. The comments received will be used to inform any updates to the draft Corporate Plan before it is presented for approval at Full Council in December 2017.

August 2017 - The Economic Development Action Plan consultation was open between 11 July until the 9 August 2017. For more information see our proposed Economic Development Action Plan 2017 – 2020.

June 2017 - The Draft local Plan consultation was open between 26 April until 5pm on the 9 June 2017. For more information please see the Draft Local Plan webpage.

November 2016 - The Council Tax Reduction Scheme consultation ran until the 30 November 2016. More information can be found on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme webpage.

October 2016 - Hart District Council as the Licensing Authority under the Gambling Act 2005 must publish its Statement of Licensing Principles for gambling every three years. The Licensing Authority’s current Statement of licensing principles has been subject to a 2 stage review. The consultation ran until 15 October 2016. For more information please see www.hart.gov.uk/gambling-gaming-lottery.

October 2016 - The Odiham Neighbourhood Plan consultation ran for six weeks until 4pm on Friday 14 October 2016.

September 2016 - The Blackwater & Hawley Neighbourhood Plan Designation consultation was open between Monday 22 August and 4pm Monday 19 September.

September 2016 - Crondall Conservation Area Character Appraisal and Management proposal was open for comments between Friday 12 August and 4pm Monday 12 September. Information can be viewed on the Crondall webpage.

September 2016 - Hart District Council undertook a six week consultation on the proposed Winchfield Neighbourhood Plan in July - September 2016. Information including the submission documents can be found on the Winchfield webpage.

August 2016 - The Crondall Neighbourhood Plan consultation was open between 11 July and 12 August. Information including the submission documents can be found on the Crondall webpage.

July 2016 - The Statement of Licensing Policy consultation was open between Friday 15 April and 15 July 

June 2016 - The Rotherwick neighbourhood planning consultation was open to the public from Friday 29 April until 4pm on Friday 10 June 2016. Information including the submission documents can be found on the Rotherwick page of our website.

May 2016 - The Revised Private hire exempt vehicle policy document  was open to the public from Friday 18 March until Friday 20 May.

March 2016 - The Local Plan Consultation 2016 was open to the public from 4 February until 4pm on Friday 18 March.

The Council published the following consultation documents.  The main changes over the previous consultation only affect the ‘Refined Options for Delivering New Homes’ document:

You can also view the summary booklet.

February 2016 - The draft Statement of Principles for Gambling was open to public consultation from 8 January 2016 until 4 February 2016.

January 2016 - The draft Corporate Plan 2016-2018 was open to public consultation from 11 December 2015 until 29 January 2016.

January 2016 - Hart District Council has stopped the Local Plan consultation that was due to end on Friday 15 January. For more information please see the decision to stop the Local Plan Consultation webpage.

January 2016 -  The Hart off street parking places order 2015 was open to public consultation from 18 December 2015 until 15 January 2016.

February 2015 - The Corporate Services project was open to public consultation from 9 February until 9 March 2015.

February 2015 - The delivery of Leisure Services was open to public consultation from 9 February until 9 March 2015.

December 2014The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule was open to public consultation from Friday 31 October to Friday 12 December 2014. 

October 2014 - The Hart Housing Strategy was open to consultation between Tuesday 14 October and Tuesday 28 October 2014.

October 2014 -  Housing Options Paper - It sets out how much housing growth there should be and options for where it should take place up to 2032. The consultation was open between 14 August and 5pm 10 October 2014. For more information please visit our emerging planning policy webpage.

May - October 2014 - These past Neighbourhood Plans were open to consultation on the following dates:

May 2014 - A consultation on strategic growth options for a new Hart District Local Plan is scheduled to start in July / August 2014. Prior to that, the Council consulted on documents between Thursday 10 April and Friday 16 May 2014​ which can be found here Emerging planning policy and guidance

Other local consultations

These consultations are not run by Hart District Council. They are run by other local organisations that could effect residents and businesses within Hart.

Department for Communities and Local Government - Social Tennant Engagement Questionnaire. As announced by the Prime Minister on 15 August, the Housing and Planning Minister Alok Sharma is holding events and workshops across the country to meet and hear from council, housing association and housing co-op tenants directly, to help build up a clear picture of the immediate issues that you face living in social housing, and to identify any common concerns that can inform our national approach going forward. To have your say on a range of social housing issues please visit www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/tenants2017 open until 31 January 2018.

Heathrow Expansion Public Consultation - Heathrow are consulting on the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport. They are undertaking two consultations at the same time in relation to the expansion of Heathrow, the first focuses on infrastructure design options for an expanded Heathrow. The second focuses on the future design principles for airspace around Heathrow. To respond to the consultations or find out more about the proposals please visit www.heathrowconsultation.com open until 28 March 2018.

Hampshire County Council Consultations - Hampshire County Council regularly hold consultations that could effect the services that you receive from them in Hart. Information on all active consultations can be found on their website.  

Hart District Council's response to consultations

December 2017 - Letter from the Deputy Leader of Hart District Council in response to the South Western Railway Timetable Consultation

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