Local Plan consultation
The draft Local Plan consultation will be available on our website from the 27 January 2021.
Supplementary Planning Documents provide additional guidance to complex planning matters. Although Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) do not have the same status as the Planning Strategy or Development Management Plan, they are still material considerations in the determination of planning applications.
Other guidance considered in the determination of planning applications are the East Sussex County Council parking standards guidance and the High Weald AONB Management Plan.
Adopted Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)
The following SPDs have been adopted by the council:
- Supplementary Planning Document: Visitor Accommodation (.pdf 191KB)
- Supplementary Planning Document: Employment Land Retention (.pdf 355KB)
- Supplementary Planning Document - Shopfronts and Advertisements (.pdf 838KB)
- Supplementary Planning Document - Householder Development: Sustainable Design (.pdf 114KB)
- Supplementary Planning Document 1 - Roof Materials for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas (.pdf 158KB)
- Supplementary Planning Document 2 - Replacement Doors and Windows for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas (.pdf 187KB)
Supplementary Planning Guidance
Supplementary Planning Guidance Notes (SPGs) were prepared under the old Local Plan system, they are still adopted and used in the determination of planning applications. The following SPGs were adopted as interim guidance by Council on 28 July 2004, and give guidance on the following:
- SPG 5: The Provision of Childrens Play space in Housing Developments
- SPG 7: Development Contributions
Our Local Development Scheme provides our timetable for work to be undertaken.
- The High Weald AONB Management Plan 2019-2024 was prepared by the High Weald Joint Advisory Committee which includes representatives of all 15 local authorities with land in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Government bodies responsible for protected landscapes in England. The Plan for 2019-2024 was adopted by Hastings Borough Council on 04 February 2019.
The Management Plan sets out the long term objectives for conserving this nationally important landscape and the local authorities' ambitions for how the High Weald will be looked after for the next 5 years.
- East Sussex County Council (ESCC) Parking Standards and other information about transport development control can be found on the ESCC website