District Planning: Shaping the Future of East Herts
The District Plan is the planning document that will deliver sustainable development and shape the future of East Herts to 2031.
What is the District Plan?
What is the District plan? - find out more about the new two-part plan (previously known as the LDF) that the Council is legally required to produce to meet the future development needs of East Herts and its residents. This Plan will replace the Local Plan 2007.
Part 1: Strategy - identifying the broad locations and principles for development
Part 2: Allocations and Policies - setting out site specific allocations and generic development management policies
Accompanying District Planning Documents
Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) - monitors the implementation of planning policies in East Herts including the 15 year housing trajectory
Local Development Scheme (LDS) - setting out the timetable for the preparation of the District Plan
Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) - setting out the approach to engaging the community in plan-making
Evidence and Technical Information
Technical Studies - provide information and evidence to inform the preparation of the District plan
Sustainability Appraisal - identifies and evaluates the impact of a plan on the economy, community and environment
Habitats Regulations Assessment - assesses the effect of a plan on wildlife sites of European importance
Call for Sites - suggestions for sites for development from landowners, developers and other interested parties
Useful District Planning Links
District Planning Executive Panel - agendas and minutes from the committee that makes recommendations to the Executive and Council on district planning and planning policy issues. It is a public meeting that anyone can attend
District Planning Bulletin - a regular newsletter keeping stakeholders informed on progress on the East Herts District Plan and updated on general planning policy news
Consultation Database - register on our online database to be notified of planning policy consultations
View or Purchase District Planning Documents - find out how to view or purchase paper copies of District Planning documents
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