On 6 July 2020 the Local Plan 2016-2036 part 1: Planning strategy for New Forest District (outside of the New Forest National Park) was formally adopted at a virtual public meeting of the full council.
You can find more information about the full Council meeting below
The plan can be downloaded below. You can also view a web version of the plan.
An interactive policies map covering the plan area is available, alternatively the policies maps can be downloaded below.
The adoption statement can be viewed below.
As the statutory period for making a legal challenge has now passed, the plan's adoption is not subject to a legal challenge.
The Sustainability appraisal and appendices for the plan can be viewed below:
The timetable for Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Part 2, covering non-strategic site allocations and development management policies, will be published in an update to the Local Development Scheme in the Autumn of 2020.
In June 2018 we published the plan for for formal consultation. The document can be viewed below:
The companion documents and supporting evidence base can be found in the Examination Library, prepared for the Planning Inspectors as part of the Local Plan examination process.
The representations received at this stage can be viewed at:
The following documents were consulted on in 2016 as part of the Regulation 18 stage: