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Affordable Housing Delivery Local Plan Submission Documents and Evidence Base

The Affordable Housing Delivery Local Plan was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on Wednesday 25 March 2015. A full Index of Submission and Supporting Documents used in the preparation of the Affordable Housing Delivery Local Plan is available to view. A number of these documents are available to download below.


H1. National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) (pdf)

H2. National Planning Policy Guidance (NPPG) (external link)

H3. Localism Act 2011 (pdf)

H4. The Town & Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 (pdf)

H5. The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (pdf)

H6. The Highways Act 1980 (6.36MB pdf)

H7. The Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (18.1MB pdf)

H8. National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 (pdf)

H9. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) (pdf)

H10. Statutory Instrument by the Secretary of State for the Environment Use Classes Order 1987 (including amendments in 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013)

H11. Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (pdf)

H12. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (pdf)

H13. Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 (pdf)

H14. Equalities Act 2010 (pdf)

H15. Climate Change Act 2008 (pdf)

H16. The Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (pdf)

H17. The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) (pdf)

H18. The Conservation of Habitats and Species (amendment) Regulations 2012 (pdf)

H19. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Government Circular: 06/05 Biodiversity and Geological Conservation – Statutory Obligation and Their Impact within The Planning System – 16th August 2005 (pdf)

H20. Planning for Biodiversity and Geological Conservation: A Guide to Good Practice – March 2006 (pdf)

H21. Planning Together: Updated practical guide for Local Strategic Partnerships and Planners – April 2009 (pdf)

H22. Department for Communities and Local Government Strong & Prosperous Communities The Local Government White Paper – October 2006 (pdf)

H23. Department for Communities and Local Government National Indicators for Local Authorities and Local Authority Partnerships: Update of National Indicators (2009) Definitions

H24. Department for Environment Rural Affairs Local Sites: Guidance on their Identification, Selection and Management – 2006 (pdf)

H25. Homes and Communities Agency National Land Use Database

H26. Department for Communities and Local Government Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessments Practice Guidance – July 2007 (pdf)

H27. Department for Communities and Local Government Code for Sustainable Homes Technical Guide – November 2010 (pdf)

H28. Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP 2009 v 9.90) – March 2010 (pdf)

H29. Cost of Building to the Code for Sustainable Homes Updated Cost Review – August 2011 (pdf)

H30. English Partnerships, Housing Corporation – A Cost Review for the Code of Sustainable Homes Report for the English Partnerships and the Housing Corporation – February 2007 (pdf)

H31. Cost Analysis of The Code for Sustainable Homes, Final Report – CLG 2008 (pdf)

H32. Code for Sustainable Homes: A Cost Review – CLG 2010 (pdf)

H33. Department for Communities and Local Government – Planning for the Protection of European Sites: Appropriate Assessment Guidance for Regional Spatial Strategies and Local Development –  August 2006 (pdf)

H34. HM Government The Building Regulations 2014

H35. Natural England ‘Nature Nearby’ Accessible Natural Greenspace Guidance – March 2010 (pdf)

H36. An Analysis of the Accessible Natural Greenspace Provision in the South East – February 2007  (5.03MB pdf)

H37. Green Infrastructure and the Urban Fringe: learning lessons from the Countryside in and around towns programme – Natural England 2007 (pdf)

H38. Sustainable Development Indicators – July 2013 (pdf)

H39. Summary of changes to the Code for Sustainable Homes technical guidance – November 2010 (pdf)

H40. Improvement and Development Agency Planning Advisory Service. A steps approach to infrastructure planning and delivery for local strategic partnerships and local authorities – June 2009

H41. A Steps Approach to Infrastructure Planning and Delivery – June 2009 (pdf)

H42. Building a Greener Future: Policy Statement – CLG 2007 (pdf)

H43. The Plan for Growth, March 2011 Budget (HM Treasury) (pdf)

H44. UK Low Carbon Transition Plan: National Strategy for Climate Change & Energy – July 2009 (pdf)

H45. The Carbon Plan: Delivering Low Carbon Future (HM Government) – December 2011 (pdf)

H46. Lifetime Homes Standards (July 2010)

H47. Office of National Statistics The Shaw Trust: Ability at work, Disability and Employment Statistics

H48. Hometrack House price data

H49. Rightmove Private rent and buy statistics

H50. Electricity 10 year statement (EYTS) 2012

H51. National Grid 2009 Gas Transportation Ten Year Statement (5.28MB pdf)

H52. Natural Environment White Paper – The Natural Choice – Securing the value of nature – June 2011 (pdf)

H53. Planning for a healthy environment: Good Practice for Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity – July 2012 (Town & Country Planning Association and the Wildlife trusts) (7.01MB pdf)

H54. The Hedgerows Regulations 1997 (pdf)

H55. Strategic Approaches to the Habitats Regulations Assessment (draft for consultation) DEFRA Sept 2013

H56. NHS England Business Case Approvals Process – Capital Investment, Property Equipments and ICT -August 2013 (pdf)

H57. Ministerial Statement HCWS50 – 28th November 2014 (pdf)