Planning Policy Guidance
Here are a number of policy documents that have been formally approved as guidance by the Council, but do not have Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) status nor form part of the Local Development Framework (LDF). Many of the below documents fall within this category and all may be relevant when considering planning applications:
• Biodiversity Action Plan
• Landscape Assessment - Test Valley Community Landscape Project
• North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Management Plan 2014-2019
• New Forest National Park Management Plan (update) 2015 - 2020
• Public Art Strategy
PDFs and links to relevant webpages can be found on this page.
Additional background information on some of these documents is provided below.