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Notice of Public Consultation

Notice ID: WAT0348759

Notice effective from
1st November 2017 to 1st December 2017

Dacorum's New Local Plan:
Issues and Options
of Public Consultation
This notice is provided in accordance with Regulation 18 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004
What is the consultation about?
?acorum Borough Council is in the process of preparing a new Local Plan for the Borough. The first stage of this process is the preparation of an 'Issues and Options' document which looks at the challenges the Borough is facing to 2036, and how these could be addressed. Once finalised, the new Local Plan will replace the Core Strategy and Site Allocations DPDs and the 'saved' polices from the 2004 Local Plan. A draft Sustainability Appraisal Working Note, which assesses the potential social, economic and environmental implications of the issues and options put forward, has also been published For comment. Other supporting documents are also available, including information on key sites which have been suggested by landowners and developers for future housing and other uses.
When can I comment and where are the documents available?
The Council is inviting comments on this 'Issues and Options' document, draft Sustainability Appraisal Working Note and other associated documents between 1st November and 13th December 2017. The Council is also undertaking a 'Call for Sites' during the same period.
All information and documents relating to the consultation is available:
¦ via the Council's consultation portal;

¦ on the Council's website;

¦ at public libraries within the Borough (during normal opening hours):; and

¦ at Borough Council offices during the following opening hours:

Civic Centres
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Berkhamsted 161 High Street, HP4 3HD
9am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 5pm
9.30am - 2pm
9.30am - 2pm
Hemel Hempstead The Forum, HP1 1DN
Victoria Hall, HP23 6AA
9am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 5pm
CLOSED 9.30am - 2pm
CLOSED 9.30am - 2pm
8.45am - 5.15pm
8.45am - 4.45pm
How can I comment?
Comments should be received in writing before midnight on Wednesday 13th December 2017. Please make it clear whether your comments relate to the Issues and Options document Itself or to the draft Sustalnablllty Appraisal Working Note.
You are invited to submit your comments electronically: ¦ using the Council's consultation portal; or * by email using the comments form provided on our website.
Copies of the comments form are available to download, complete and email back, or to print and return by post to our addresses below. A limited number of paper copies of the comments form will be available at the venues listed above.
Comments received cannot be treated as confidential and will be available to view publicly. However, published comments will exclude your personal contact details and include only your name.
If you wish to promote a site for development within the Borough, under the Local Plan or Brownfield Land Register, this should be submitted through the separate Call for Sites processes. Submission forms can be downloaded from:
When are the public exhibitions?
There will be public exhibitions attended by representatives of the Council during the consultation period. Further information regarding these dates, times and venues can be found on the Council's website at
Further Information
Please contact the Strategic Planning and Regeneration team if you have any questions or require more information: Email: Phone: 01442 228660
Address: Strategic Planning and Regeneration Team, Dacorum Borough Council. The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. HP1 1DN


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Dacorum Borough Council

Civic Centre , Marlowes , Hemel Hempstead , Hertfordshire , HP1 1HH 01442 228 000


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