Draft Local Plan

We are preparing a new Local Plan which will guide development in the district up to 2032. The Draft Local Plan contains planning policies and site allocations, including where new housing and employment development will take place.

Consultation on a Draft Local Plan

The Draft Local Plan: Strategy and Sites 2011-2032 was out for consultation from 26 April to 5pm on 9 June 2017.

We are now in the process of evaluating all responses received and we will use the findings as part of the process by which we formulate policy and reach a decision on how to proceed with the Local Plan. 

The responses received are available here.

An A5 leaflet was distributed to all households and businesses in Hart, and into some adjoining areas. 

Public ‘drop-in’ exhibitions were held at the following venues:

  • Tuesday 2 May – 2pm to 8pm, Hook Community Centre, RG27 9NN
  • Wednesday 3 May – 2pm to 8pm, The Harlington, Fleet, GU51 4BY
  • Monday 8 May – 2pm to 8pm, Victoria Hall, Hartley Wintney, RG27 8RE
  • Wednesday 10 May – 2pm to 8pm, The Tythings, Yateley, GU46 7RP
  • Thursday 11 May - 2pm to 8pm, Ridley Hall, South Warnborough, RG29 1RQ
  • Monday 15 May – 4.30pm to 8pm, Hawley Leisure Centre, GU17 9BW

Exhibition Display Boards

Hard copies of the consultation documents were available to view at:

  • Hart District Council, Civic Offices, Harlington Way, Fleet, GU51 4AE
  • Town and parish council offices across the district
  • Public libraries across the district

The deadline for comments was 5pm on Friday 9 June 2017.  

Future stages

The comments received on the Draft Local Plan will be used to inform the next stage of the preparation of the Local Plan which will be published later this year.

We aim to submit the Local Plan to an independent Examiner in 2018.

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