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Please can you tell me if the council is currently updating its Local Plan or has recently adopted a new Local Plan.

If so, please answer the following questions:

  • How many homes did the council plan to deliver in earlier draft Local Plans? How many does it plan to deliver in the latest draft or adopted plan?
  • How many hectares of green belt and greenfield land did the council plan to build on in earlier Local Plan drafts? How many hectares does it plan to build on in the latest draft or adopted plan? 
Request Date

21 June 2016

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Released Date  

8 July 2016


Q - How many new homes in earlier plan: East Herts Local Plan 2007 planned for 11,100 new homes in the period 1999 - 2011.

Q - How many planned for in the current draft: East Herts District Plan (draft) plans for 15932 new homes over the period 2011 - 2013

Q - How much green belt due to be released in previous Local Plan? No data available

Q - How much green belt to be released for forthcoming plan - 99.95Ha (note this does not include sites currently identified as 'broad locations for development' where precise boundaries are yet to be defined)

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