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New Forest District Council Local Plan Review

New Forest District Council are currently undertaking a Local Plan Review. When finalised, the Local Plan Part One will set out their planning strategy, strategic policies and key development sites for the period 2016 to 2036 covering the district area outside of the New Forest National Park. Further information and a timetable is available on their website. http://www.newforest.gov.uk/localplan2016

During the first part of the consultation which ended in September 2016. The Parish Council actively sought the views of the local community and held two open meetings to listen to peoples views and encourage them to respond directly to the New Forest District Council. The Parish Council response to NFDC is reproduced here.  adobe icon NFDC Local Plan Review 2016 [30kb]

New Forest District Council are engaged in a dialogue with parties interested in developing the proposed sites and Hordle Parish Council has attended informal meetings with land owners / agents at their request. Following several meetings it was agreed that the Parish Council should write to NFDC and should make this information available to the public.  adobe icon Letter to NFDC [37kb]    adobe icon Informal meetings [16kb]

Parish Councillors will continue to engage with interested parties and will be going on a fact finding mission to Poundbury on March 27th.

The Parish Council will continue to update this web page as further information becomes available