Decision details

Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

 

To receive and approve the adoption of the Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), following statutory public consultation.  The SPD will provide detailed guidance on how policies SS2 (Delivering new homes), H1( Affordable housing - thresholds and targets), H2 (Rural exception sites) and H3 ( Ensuring appropriate range and mix of housing) in the Core Strategy should be interpreted and implemented, in order to support the delivery of affordable housing on proposed developments.

Decision:

That:

a)    The Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document contained in Appendix 1 of this report is agreed and adopted to provide additional guidance in respect of the adopted Core Strategy policies.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

1.         Not to adopt and carry on using the current Planning Obligations, Supplementary Document, April 2008. However, to continue using the current SPD could result in a detrimental impact on the delivery of affordable housing in Herefordshire because it is not up to date with current National Planning Policy and local evidence.  

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Tina Wood, Housing development officer Email: twood2@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 261975.

Publication date: 02/06/2021

Date of decision: 02/06/2021

Effective from: 09/06/2021

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