Issue details

Proposed designation of 'Rural area' for Herefordshire under the Housing Act 1985

To seek approval to apply to the Secretary of State in order to designate the rural parishes of Herefordshire as ‘rural’ under Section 157 of the Housing Act 1985.

This will enable the Council the flexibility to develop affordable housing policy thresholds on sites less than 10 units in rural areas as part of the emerging Local Plan 2021-2024

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/09/2022

Decision due: 28 October 2022 by Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Lead member: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Lead director: Corporate Director – Economy & Environment

Department: Economy and Environment

Contact: Samantha Banks, Neighbourhood Planning Service Manager Email: sbanks@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432261576.

Consultees

Register Social Landlords - meeting on 6 September 2022

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