What is the Development Requirements SPD?

The Development Requirements Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) provides additional guidance on the interpretation and implementation of a number of policies within the Core Strategy. It brings together a number of topics, acting as a single and easy-to-use point of reference.

Part A to U of the document were adopted in stages, with the final sections adopted in July 2019. These sections are available to view below.

The above version consolidates the individual sections into a single document.

The various individual sections of the document are also available to download below.

Part V: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Consultation

The Council is now consulting on a new Part V, relating to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. The consultation runs until 21st February 2020, for further information please click here.

Individual sections and date of adoption

Section Title Date of adoption
Part A Achieving Good Design December 2018
Part B Character and Local Distinctiveness December 2018
Part C Access and Connectivity April 2019
Part D Buildings and Layout April 2019
Part E Architectural Style, Construction and Materials April 2019
Part F Residential Amenity April 2019
Part G Agricultural and Rural Buildings December 2018
Part H Shopfront Design, Signage, Security July 2019
Part I Non-Residential Buildings July 2019
Part J Self Build and Custom Build and Modular Housing July 2019
Part K Holiday Lets and Caravan Parks July 2019
Part L Open Space December 2018
Part M Landscape Design and Trees December 2018
Part N Biodiversity and Green Infrastructure December 2018
Part O Parking and Travel July 2019
Part P Refuse and Recycling December 2018
Part Q District Heat Networks February 2019
Part R Air Quality July 2019
Part S General and Local Housing Needs April 2019
Part T Specialised Housing April 2019
Part U S106 Planning Obligations December 2018
Glossary Glossary of Technical Terms N/A

Previous Draft Consultation Version

Find out more

For further information: please contact the Planning Policy team on 01789 260333 or email planning.policy@stratford-dc.gov.uk.

This page can be viewed directly via www.stratford.gov.uk/devreq-spd

Last updated on 09/01/2020

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