Development Requirements Supplementary Planning Document Consultation

Released on 31 January 2019 Press Release

Stratford News

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is undertaking a further six-week public consultation on parts of the draft Stratford-on-Avon District Development Requirements Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).  

The document is one of a number of SPDs that accompanies the Core Strategy, and it provides detailed advice and guidance to applicants when submitting planning applications.  When finished (adopted), it will be used by the District Council to help reach decisions on whether to approve or refuse planning applications.

In response to previous consultations, the District Council has revised three existing sections and produced two new sections. 

The consultation document covers these five topics on which you can comment:

  • Part H. Shopfronts and Retail
  • Part I. Non-Residential Buildings
  • Part K. Holiday Lets and Caravan Parks
  • Part O. Parking and Travel
  • Part R. Air Quality

The consultation runs from Friday 1 February to 5pm on Friday 15 March 2019.

The consultation document can be viewed on the District Council's website at www.stratford.gov.uk/devreq-spd.

It is also available to inspect at the District Council offices - Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HX and at public libraries across the District.

Copies of the document can be obtained from the District Council.

The District Council is also hosting two drop-in days when Officers will be available to answer questions and provide more information.

  • Stratford-upon-Avon Library, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 1QA on Thursday 21 February from 10am - 2pm.
  • Stratford-on-Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HX on Wednesday 6 March from 1pm - 5pm.

How to Comment
Comments are invited on any aspect of the SPD.

Responses can be made:

  • Via the on-line comment form using the link above - or
  • by downloading a comment form and:
    • emailing it to policy.consultation@stratford-dc.gov.uk - or
    • posting it to Planning & Housing Policy, Stratford-on-Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HX - or
    • returning it to the District Council offices in Stratford-upon-Avon.

What happens next?

The comments submitted during the consultation period will be assessed and the SPD will be amended as appropriate prior to its adoption by the District Council.

Comments must be received by the District Council by 5pm on Friday 15 March 2019.


Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267575

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