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1. Local Plan Submission Documents

Reference No. Document Title
LP1 North Hertfordshire Local Plan 2011 - 2031, Proposed Submission (PDF, 9Mb)
LP2a Submission Proposals Map - Sheet 1 Side A (PDF, 19.7Mb)
LP2b Submission Proposals Map - Sheet 1 Side B (PDF, 17.31Mb)
LP2c Submission Proposals Map - Sheet 2 Side A (PDF, 13.7Mb)
LP2d Submission Proposals Map - Sheet 2 Side B (PDF, 8.04Mb)
LP2e Submission Proposals Map - Sheet 3 Side A (PDF, 7.13Mb)
LP3 Schedule of Proposed Additional Modifications (PDF, 275Kb)
LP4 Draft Sustainability Appraisal of North Hertfordshire Proposed Submission Local Plan (PDF, 609.69Kb)
LP5 Reg. 18 Consultation Statement (PDF, 609Kb)
LP6 Reg. 22 Consultation Statement (PDF,397Kb)
LP7 Regulation 20 consultation responses
LP8 Sustainability Appraisal supplementary paper (PDF, 780Kb)
LP9 Consultation Statement annex (PDF, 2.74Mb)

2. Other Local Plan Documents

Reference No. Document Title
OLP1 Local Development Scheme (PDF, 385Kb)
OLP2 Statement of Community Involvement (PDF, 207Kb)
OLP3 Housing Options Growth Levels and Locations [Reg. 18 consultation] (PDF, 24.4Mb)
OLP4 Housing Additional Location Options [Reg. 18 consultation] (PDF 48.8Mb)
OLP5 Local Plan Preferred Options [Reg.18 consultation] (PDF 3.26Mb)
OLP6 Annual Monitoring Report 2015 (PDF, 385Kb)

SA-SEA 2014 Main Report Preferred Options (PDF, 492.72Kb)

Appendix 1: Review of Policies, Plans and Programmes November 2014 (PDF, 765.58Kb)

Appendix 2: Key Sustainability Issues and Baseline Review November 2014 (PDF, 576.84Kb)

Appendix 3: Appraisal of Objectives November 2014 (PDF, 66.57Kb)

Appendix 4: Spatial Strategy Assessment November 2014 (PDF, 403.03Kb)

Appendix 5: Sustainability Appraisal of Growth Options (2012) November 2014 (PDF, 347.78Kb)

Appendix 6: Strategic housing options - summaries and matrices November 2014 (PDF, 412.89Kb)

Appendix 7: Appraisal of preferred sites – significance criteria, summaries and matrices November 2014 (PDF, 1.49Mb)

Appendix 8: Appraisal of sites not taken forward – significance criteria, summaries and matrices November 2014 (PDF, 2.04Mb)

Appendix 9: Appraisal of policies - matrices November 2014 (PDF, 1.03Mb)

Appendix 10: Consultation comments and how they have been addressed November 2014 (PDF, 612.18Kb)

3. Statements of Compliance and other assessments

Reference No. Document Title
SOC1 Duty to Co-operate Compliance Statement (PDF, 506Kb)
SOC2 Planning Advisory Service (PAS) legal self assessment (PDF, 341Kb)
SOC3 PAS soundness self assessment (PDF, 642Kb)
SOC4 Habitats Regulation Assessment Screening Report (PDF, 140Kb)
SOC5 Equality Impact Assessment (PDF, 249Kb)

4. Memoranda of Understanding and other agreements (MoU)

Reference No. Document Title
MOU1 East Hertfordshire District Council (PDF, 168Kb)
MOU2 Anglian Water (PDF, 64.4Kb)
MOU3 NHDC / Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) Direction of Travel (PDF, 593Kb)
MOU4 Uttlesford District Council (PDF, 196Kb)
MOU5 Environment Agency (PDF, 103Kb)
MOU6 Thames Water (PDF, 361Kb)
MOU7 Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (PDF, 2.95Mb)
MOU8 Central Bedfordshire Council (PDF, 252Kb)
MOU9 Hertfordshire LEP (PDF, 202Kb)
MOU10 South Cambridgeshire District Council (PDF, 190Kb)
MOU11 Stevenage BC (PDF, 4.06Mb)
MOU11a Stevenage BC (Appendix) (PDF, 2.29Mb)

5. Economy and Town Centres

Reference No. Document Title
E1 North Hertfordshire Retail Study Update (PDF, 7.64Mb)
E2 Retail Background Paper (PDF, 198Kb)
E3 Functional Economic Market Area Study - Stevenage, North Hertfordshire and central Bedfordshire Councils (PDF, 5.48Mb)
E4 North Hertfordshire Employment Land Review (PDF 3.10Mb)
E5 Employment Background Paper (PDF, 588Kb)
E6 East of England Forecasting Model 2014 results for North Hertfordshire (PDF, 82.1Kb)
E7 Productive North Herts Economic Development Strategy (PDF, 5.54Mb)
E8 Productive North Herts Economic Development Strategy Action Plan (PDF, 68.1Mb)
E9 Productive North Herts Economic Development Strategy Evidence (PDF, 2.03Mb)

6. Countryside and Green Belt

Reference No. Document Title
CG1 Green Belt Review (PDF, 15.1Mb)
CG2 Land south of Little Wymondley : Landscape Sensitivity Study (PDF, 3.24Mb)
CG3 Land north of Baldock : Landscape Opportunities and Constraints Plan (PDF, 1.50Mb)
CG4 Land north of Baldock : Landscape Sensitivity Study (PDF, 3.11Mb)
CG5 Land north of Letchworth : Landscape Opportunities and Constraints Plan (PDF, 6.70MB)
CG6 Land north of Letchworth : Landscape Sensitivity Study (PDF, 4.34Mb)
CG7 Land south west of Hitchin: Landscape Sensitivity Study Part 1 (PDF, 8.91Mb)
CG8 Land north of Stevenage : Landscape Sensitivity Study Part 1 (PDF, 4.58Mb)
CG9 Land north of Stevenage : Landscape Sensitivity Study Part 2 (PDF, 8.08Mb)
CG10 SNAP North - Landscape opportunity mapping (PDF, 693Kb)
CG11 Summary Landscape Assessment - North of Stevenage (PDF, 110Kb)
CG12 Summary Landscape Assessment - North East of Stevenage (PDF, 495Kb)
CG13 Summary Landscape Assessment - West of Stevenage (PDF, 395Kb)
CG14 Summary Landscape Assessment - Rush Green (PDF, 95.2Kb)
CG15 East of Luton Landscape Report  (PDF, 1.61Mb)
CG16 North Herts Landscape Study 2011 Part 1 (PDF, 12Mb)
CG16a North Herts Landscape Study 2011 Part 2 (PDF, 17.5Mb)

7. Transport and Infrastructure

Reference No. Document Title
TI1 Infrastructure Delivery Plan (PDF, 1.53Mb)
TI2 Local Plan Viability Assessment Update (PDF, 4.83Mb)
TI3 Local Plan Transport Technical Review (PDF, 3.6Kb)
TI4 North Hertfordshire Local Plan Model Testing (PDF, 4.31Mb)
TI5 Baldock Link Road Testing (PDF, 469Kb)
TI6 Baldock Air Quality Paper (PDF, 451Kb)
TI7 East of Luton Urban Extension Stage 2 Transport Modelling (PDF, 3.73Mb)
TI8 HCC Transport Vision 2050 (PDF, 7.54Mb)
TI9 Royston Sewage Treatment Works Water Cycle Study (PDF, 117Kb)
TI10 Rye Meads Water Cycle Strategy (PDF, 6.11Mb)
TI11 Rye Meads Water Cycle Strategy Review (PDF, 7.63Mb)
TI12 Hertfordshire Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Technical Study (PDF, 16.3Mb)
TI13 Meeting the Demand for School Places (Secondary) Summer 2016/17
TI14 Vehicle Parking at New Development Sept 2011 (PDF, 4.3Mb)
TI15  Hertfordshire's Local Transport Plan 2018 - 2031 (PDF, 9.3Mb)

8. Housing

Reference No. Document Title
HOU1 Housing and Green Belt Background Paper (PDF, 8.13Mb)
HOU2 Housing Market Areas in Bedfordshire and surrounding areas (PDF, 6.32Mb)
HOU3 Updating the Overall Housing Need (PDF, 474Kb)
HOU4 Stevenage and North Hertfordshire Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) Update (PDF, 1.33Mb)
HOU5 Stevenage and North Hertfordshire SHMA Update Volume Two : Establishing the need for all types of housing (PDF, 1.47Mb)
HOU6 North Hertfordshire New Settlement Study (PDF, 5.24Mb)
HOU7 Luton Housing Market Area Growth Study (PDF, 20.3Mb)
HOU8 Luton HMA and Site Selection Assessment Report (PDF, 3.16Mb)
HOU9 Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment : 2016 Update (PDF, 466Kb)
HOU9a Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment : 2016 Update - Maps (PDF, 18.7Mb)
HOU10 Gypsy, Traveller and Showperson Accommodation Assessment Update (PDF, 672Mb)
HOU11 Pulmore Water Capacity Study (PDF, 265Kb)
HOU12 Technical Housing Standards - nationally described space standard: Review of on-going schemes in North Hertfordshire (PDF, 411Kb)
HOU13 Site Information Matrix  (PDF, 2.04Mb)

9. Sports, Open Space and Community

Reference No. Document Title
OSC1 North Hertfordshire Playing Pitch Strategy Assessment Report (PDF, 3.81Mb)
OSC2 North Hertfordshire Indoor Sports Facilities Study Assessment Report (PDF, 5.12Mb)
OSC3 Community Halls Strategy for North Hertfordshire (PDF, 2.49Mb)
OSC4 North Hertfordshire Open Space Review and Standards (PDF, 1.35Mb)

10. Natural and Historic Environment

Reference No. Document Title
NHE1 Heritage Assessment - Ashwell (PDF, 4.57Mb)
NHE2 Heritage Assessment - Baldock (PDF, 5.90Mb)
NHE3 Heritage Assessment - Barkway (PDF, 6.72Mb)
NHE4 Heritage Assessment - Hitchin (PDF, 6.99Mb)
NHE5 Heritage Assessment - Ickleford (PDF, 5.55Mb)
NHE6 Heritage Assessment - Little Wymondley (PDF, 5.03Mb)
NHE7 Heritage Assessment - North Stevenage (PDF, 7.74Mb)
NHE8 BA1 Baldock - Advice Note - Corn Bunting (PDF, 2.44Mb)
NHE9 BA1 Baldock - Advice Note - Ivel Springs (PDF, 1.00Mb)
NHE10 RY1 Royston - Recreational Impacts on Therfield Heath SSSI (PDF, 365Kb)
NHE11 PR1 Preston - Recreational Impacts on Wain Wood SSSI (PDF, 448Kb)
NHE12a Strategic Flood Risk Assesment Update (2016) (PDF, 25.21Mb)
NHE12b Strategic Flood Risk Assesment Update (2016) (PDF, 30.51Mb)
NHE12c Strategic Flood Risk Assesment Update (2016) (PDF, 44.15Mb)
NHE12d Strategic Flood Risk Assesment Update (2016) (PDF, 15.33Mb)
NHE12e Strategic Flood Risk Assesment Update (2016) (PDF, 44.92Mb)
NHE13a Strategic Flood Risk Assesment (2008) (PDF, 29.47Mb)
NHE13b Strategic Flood Risk Assesment (2008) (PDF, 37.98Mb)
NHE13c Strategic Flood Risk Assesment (2008) (PDF, 29.89Mb)
NHE14 Hertfordshire Renewable and Low Carbon Study 2010 (PDF, 17Mb)
NHE15 Green Infrastructure Report August 2009 - Part 1 (PDF, 34.96Mb)
NHE15 Green Infrastructure Report August 2009 - Part 2 (PDF, 21.80Mb)

Affinity Water Draft Drought Management Plan 2017 (PDF, 3777Kb)

Draft Drought Management Plan Appendices 2017 (PDF, 2319Kb)

Draft Drought Management Plan Technical Report 2017 (PDF, 3501Kb)

Draft Drought Management Plan Non-Technical Summary (PDF, 2193Kb)

11. Other documents

Reference No. Document Title
ORD1 Compiled Council and Cabinet reports and minutes (PDF, 1.68Mb)
ORD2 A Green Space Management Strategy for North Hertfordshire (PDF, 2.44Mb)
ORD3 Planning for biodiversity and the natural environment in Hertfordshire: guiding principles (PDF, 290Kb)
ORD4 Hertfordshire Biodiversity Action Plan (PDF, 3MB)
ORD5 Stevenage Borough Council Green Belt Review Part II (PDF, 7.36Mb)
ORD6 Stevenage Borough Local Plan - Publication Draft (PDF, 4.28Mb)
ORD7 Stevenage Mobility Strategy December 2016 (PDF, 14Mb)
ORD8 Appeal Decision Whitwell SP2 (PDF, 177Kb)
ORD9 Design SPD July 2011 (PDF, 5.74Mb)
ORD9a Design SPD - Appendix 2 Final Plans (PDF, 5.35Mb)
ORD10 Central Bedfordshire Pre Submission Local Plan (PDF, 16,493Kb)
ORD11 Independent Examiner's Report of the Wymondley Neighbourhood Plan (PDF, 342Kb)