Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Planning Development & Regeneration
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
This contract supports the preparation of DBC
and SADC Local Plan’s and the delivery of strategic sites
within Hemel Garden Communities.
The purpose of the Strategic Sites Design Guidance is to develop a framework and Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) to ensure strategic sites coming forward through the Local Plan and Hemel Garden Communities achieve a high quality design of new homes, with good architecture, layout and effective landscaping. By adopting the guidance as an SPD it will be material consideration for planning applications and enable Development Management to negotiate with developers to achieve higher standards.
This joint work with SADC will ensure that strategic sites within their local authority area that are adjacent to Hemel Hempstead follow the same guidance and quality design standards criteria to benefit the town as a whole.
DBC has received a Planning Delivery Fund grant of £60,000 to support this work
To award the consultancy contract to prepare
Strategic Sites Design Guidance for Dacorum Borough Council (DBC)
and St Albans City
Publication date: 08/01/2019
Date of decision: 08/01/2019