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Have your say on the draft Basingstoke and Deane Local Plan Update

Consultation open until midnight on Monday 4 March 2024

The council is consulting on the draft Local Plan Update (Regulation 18 consultation). The consultation is your chance to get involved in shaping the future of the borough, including where new homes will be built and how we protect our environment.

Find out more

Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure, Cllr Andy Konieczko provides an introduction to the consultation in a YouTube video.

Read through a summary of the Local Plan Update, including interactive maps on a story map below:

View the story map

A key diagram supporting the Local Plan Update can be viewed and explored as a web map - Interactive Local Plan update 2021 -2040 (Regulation 18) Policies Map

Online

The council held a webinar on the Local Plan's climate change policies on Monday 5 February 2024. You can view the video of the event, the slides and the transcript.

In person

The council held the following drop-in events:

Date Location Time
Wednesday 31 January 2024 Overton Community Centre
High Street
Overton
RG25 3HB
3.30pm to 8pm
Thursday 1 February 2024 Leivesley Room
Sherfield Park Community Centre
Sunwood Drive
Sherfield-on-Loddon
RG27 0FP
2pm to 8pm
Saturday 3 February 2024 Porchester Square
Festival Place
Basingstoke town centre
10am to 5pm
Wednesday 7 February 2024 St Mark’s Church
Homestead Road
Kempshott
RG22 5LQ
2pm to 8pm

Documents can be viewed at the Civic Offices in London Road, Basingstoke, from 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. They are also available at libraries within the borough during their opening hours (Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Chineham Library, Overton Library, Tadley Library and Whitchurch Library).

Have your say

Please respond by midnight on Monday 4 March 2024

Online

See the Plan and respond direct via the council’s consultation portal. You will also be able to create an account and sign up to receive updates on Local Plan Update news.

View the consultation portal

For help with registering on the portal view the video below:

For help with making an online representation view the video below:

By email or post

Response forms are available at the council offices or can be downloaded below and returned by email to Local.plan@basingstoke.gov.uk or by post to: Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH. Alternatively call 01256 844844 to be sent a response form.

What will happen after the consultation?

Using the consultation responses and evolving evidence work, the council will draw up a further draft Local Plan in 2024. That version will be consulted on again, in line with a process set nationally, before an examination by an independent planning inspector. The council is aiming to adopt the Local Plan by winter 2025/26.

Consultation documents

Basingstoke and Deane Local Plan Update

Draft Policies Map Booklet (2024)

Draft Policies Map (2024)

Draft Infrastructure Delivery Plan (2024)

Integrated Impact Assessment Regulation 18 Local Plan Draft Report (2023)

Integrated Impact Assessment Regulation 18 Local Plan Draft Report Appendices (2023)

Integrated Impact Assessment Regulation 18 Local Plan Draft Report Appendix C

Habitats Regulation Assessment (2024)

Consultation response forms

Word document Consultation response form(DOCX) [453 kb]

PDF document Consultation response form(PDF) [253 kb]

Evidence base

PDF document Links to evidence base studies (2024)(PDF)

Supporting documents can be found in the Local Plan Update evidence base webpage.

If you have any questions or require any of the consultation material in an alternative format (for example large print, Braille, audio, email, Easy Read and alternative languages), please contact the planning policy team  by email at local.plan@basingstoke.gov.uk or call 01256 844844.

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