Consultation has begun on new planning guidance for Hart District Council.

Two supplementary planning documents, Cycle and Car Parking in New Developments and Viability Appraisals for New Developments, are out for consultation until Friday, June 23.

Cllr Graham Cockarill, portfolio holder for place, said: “We are seeking views on this new guidance which will help us deliver on some key priorities.

“Parking is a vital part of good design. Convenient and secure cycle storage will encourage cycling – a positive for climate change and healthy lifestyles.

“The viability guidance will help us to maximise the all-important developer contributions and provide more affordable homes, social rented homes and affordable market rented homes for local people, as identified in our Corporate Plan 2023-2027.

“These documents, together with our up-to-date Local Plan, Corporate Plan, neighbourhood plans, and other guidance, will help us to continue delivering the right developments, in the right places, at the right time.”

Both documents are available by searching the council’s Consultations page.

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