Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document

The Council is running a 4 week public consultation between January 30th and February 27th 2020. Comments made during the consultation will be considered by the Council and will be used to inform the next iteration of the SPD.


The guidance in the Affordable Housing SPD will be used to assist applicants, developers and providers of affordable housing, to understand how the District Plan Policies will be implemented. Please see the following East Herts Affordable Housing SPD Consultation draft document

Accompanying the draft SPD is a Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Statement that was prepared to determine whether the proposed SPD should be subject to Strategic Environmental Assessment.

The documents are also available for public inspection during normal office hours at the East Herts Council Offices in Hertford and Bishop’s Stortford, town council offices and in libraries across the district.
Representations can be made via the Council's consultation portal

Alternatively representations can be emailed to, or hard copy representations should be sent to; Planning Policy, East Herts Council, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ.

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