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The East Herts District Plan 2018

The District Plan sets out the planning framework for the District for the period of 2011-2033 and will deliver sustainable development. The plan will aim to provide new homes, new jobs, new facilities and infrastructure across the District. It also contains Development Management policies that will be used to determine planning applications.

The Council adopted the District Plan at an Extraordinary Council on the 23 October 2018. 

The District Plan now holds full weight in the determination of planning applications.

The Adoption Statement [113KB]

The District Plan October 2018 [4MB]

Part 1 

Part 2

The SA Adoption Statement [531KB]

Policies Maps will be available in pdf form shortly, however, digital maps are available at: District Plan Online Mapping


Previous Stages of the District Plan:

The Secretary of State issued a Holding Direction on the 11th September, which was subsequently lifted on the 12th October. 

The Council received the Inspector's Final Report and Schedule of Main Modifications on 9th July 2018.  Both documents can be viewed via the District Plan Examination page.

A 6-week public consultation was undertaken between 15th February and 29th March. To view the Main Modifications Consultation information please click the following link: District Plan Main Modifications Consultation.

To view the examination web pages click the following link: Examination Webpages .


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