Hastings Borough Council

The Hastings Development Management Plan was overall found ‘sound’ by the Planning Inspectorate and has now been approved by the Council subject to some modifications in 2014.

Camerons provided Town Planning Consultancy to Hastings Borough Council by way of a Local Plan Health Check during the run-up to and after the submission of the final draft of the Hastings Development Management Plan to the Planning Inspectorate for Examination.

Other planning consultancy services included:

  • A list of requirements needed to submit a legally compliant Local Plan
  • Written statement of compliance with the legal ‘Duty to Co-operate’
  • ‘Matter Statements’ relating to Legal Principles and Housing and Employment Site Allocations
  • Commissioning a Landscape Character sensitivity of Speckled Wood in the Ore Valley
  • Public engagement with the main objectors to Speckled Wood housing allocations.


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