Planning Policies

Collection of policies including local and national planning policy relevant to the Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan.

This includes a selection of draft HSNF Neighbourhood Planning policies which help to move from Concept Plan ideas to the reality of bricks & mortar. The policies enable a 19th century neighbourhood to absorb and benefit from 21st century urban growth.

Policy 14: Community hubs

i Apr 2019 make a comment
Several locations within the plan area, around Hove Station, the western end of Conway Street, the northern end of the Sackville Trading Estate and near Stoneham Park, have been identified… more→

Strategic Environmental Assessment Report (SEA)

Results of the assessment of the neighbourhood Plan against a set of sustainability objectives. The purpose is to avoid adverse environmental and socio-economic effects, and identify… more→

New Waste & Minerals Site Plan adopted (February 2017)

The council’s plans for a new Waste & Minerals Site have been adopted (February 2017). They have allocated a nearby site at Sussex House Industrial Area and noted the following:… more→

Brighton & Hove City Plan Question Time Debate 31.05.2012

Generating Future Investment for Our City Brighton & Hove City Plan Question Time Debate, held at Brighton College by Centurion Group and Sprunt, in association with Brighton… more→

The Plan – Introduction

i Jun 2014 make a comment
Welcome to the Hove Station Forum website. The purpose is to give local people the chance to shape your neighbourhood, by creating a reference guide that planners and developers need… more→

What is a community-led Neighbourhood Plan?

  • The Neighbourhood Plan is a legal document which sits alongside the Council’s City Plan and has to be taken into account by the Local Planning Authority when making decisions on planning

The Vision

i Aug 2015 make a comment
…a vibrant and inclusive community focused on a new Hove Station Quarter, a great place to live, work and relax. our vision The overall aim of the Plan is to facilitate the regeneration… more→

What difference can the Neighbourhood Plan make ?

i Feb 2019 make a comment
When compared with the Council’s ‘business as usual’ approach of dealing with developers on a project-by-project basis, the Neighbourhood Plan can get a better deal to improve our… more→

The Objectives

i Oct 2017 make a comment
The strategic objectives help to deliver our vision for the future of the Hove station area. These objectives relate to land-use issues and provide the framework to develop our plan… more→

The Plan (Pt.1 Policies)

i Jun 2018 make a comment
Here you will find the latest draft summary and the full Neighbourhood Plan document. Part One will be subject to referendum. What do you think? What do you agree with and disagree… more→

The Plan (Pt. 2 Aspirations)

i Oct 2018 make a comment
Neighbourhood Plan Part Two is a cohesive plan of what we want to happen ‘on the ground’. It is an advocacy/bidding document which the Forum and other… more→

How is the Plan being prepared, what are the rules?

Neighbourhood planning can be kept very simple. It is the community’s plan and needs only to deal with the planning issues that matter to us. See the simple guide to writing planning… more→

Draft Policy 7: Affordable housing

i Mar 2019 make a comment
The Plan supports innovative approaches to the promotion and delivery of genuinely affordable homes in the area and encourages the City Council and local developers to develop models… more→

Draft Policy 10: Design & Public Realm

i Feb 2019 make a comment
One of a range of policies dealing with aspects of new development, including heights, access, street level design and landscaping. These policies aim to transform run down brownfield… more→

Isn’t neighbourhood planning just a tool for those who want to block development?

In a word, no! Neighbourhood planning enables communities to shape the development of their local area in a positive way. With over 260 plans now in force, early findings suggest that… more→


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