Hart District Council is committed to working with residents, businesses and charities to improve the services it delivers across the district. Consultation is an essential part of this and we need to know your thoughts on changes that we intend to make. This page provides information on the current consultations that are open as well as information on consultations that have ended.
Please note consultation on planning applications is found in the planning section of the website.
Draft Corporate Plan 2017- 2022 - We are currently consulting on our Draft Hart Corporate Plan 2017-2022 until 31 October at 4pm.
The comments received will be used to inform any updates to the draft Corporate Plan before it is presented for approval at Full Council in December 2017. To view the draft Plan and how to comment please visit www.hart.gov.uk/corporate-plan-consultation-2017.
August 2017 - The Economic Development Action Plan consultation was open between 11 July until the 9 August 2017. For more information see our proposed Economic Development Action Plan 2017 – 2020.
June 2017 - The Draft local Plan consultation was open between 26 April until 5pm on the 9 June 2017. For more information please see the Draft Local Plan webpage.
November 2016 - The Council Tax Reduction Scheme consultation ran until the 30 November 2016. More information can be found on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme webpage.
October 2016 - Hart District Council as the Licensing Authority under the Gambling Act 2005 must publish its Statement of Licensing Principles for gambling every three years. The Licensing Authority’s current Statement of licensing principles has been subject to a 2 stage review. The consultation ran until 15 October 2016. For more information please see www.hart.gov.uk/gambling-gaming-lottery.
October 2016 - The Odiham Neighbourhood Plan consultation ran for six weeks until 4pm on Friday 14 October 2016.
September 2016 - The Blackwater & Hawley Neighbourhood Plan Designation consultation was open between Monday 22 August and 4pm Monday 19 September.
September 2016 - Crondall Conservation Area Character Appraisal and Management proposal was open for comments between Friday 12 August and 4pm Monday 12 September. Information can be viewed on the Crondall webpage.
September 2016 - Hart District Council undertook a six week consultation on the proposed Winchfield Neighbourhood Plan in July - September 2016. Information including the submission documents can be found on the Winchfield webpage.
August 2016 - The Crondall Neighbourhood Plan consultation was open between 11 July and 12 August. Information including the submission documents can be found on the Crondall webpage.
July 2016 - The Statement of Licensing Policy consultation was open between Friday 15 April and 15 July
June 2016 - The Rotherwick neighbourhood planning consultation was open to the public from Friday 29 April until 4pm on Friday 10 June 2016. Information including the submission documents can be found on the Rotherwick page of our website.
May 2016 - The Revised Private hire exempt vehicle policy document was open to the public from Friday 18 March until Friday 20 May.
March 2016 - The Local Plan Consultation 2016 was open to the public from 4 February until 4pm on Friday 18 March.
The Council published the following consultation documents. The main changes over the previous consultation only affect the ‘Refined Options for Delivering New Homes’ document:
- Refined Options for Delivering New Homes
- Refined Options for Delivering New Homes version showing main changes
- New Homes Sites Booklet
- Draft Vision and Strategic Priorities
You can also view the summary booklet.
February 2016 - The draft Statement of Principles for Gambling was open to public consultation from 8 January 2016 until 4 February 2016.
January 2016 - The draft Corporate Plan 2016-2018 was open to public consultation from 11 December 2015 until 29 January 2016.
January 2016 - Hart District Council has stopped the Local Plan consultation that was due to end on Friday 15 January. For more information please see the decision to stop the Local Plan Consultation webpage.
January 2016 - The Hart off street parking places order 2015 was open to public consultation from 18 December 2015 until 15 January 2016.
February 2015 - The Corporate Services project was open to public consultation from 9 February until 9 March 2015.
February 2015 - The delivery of Leisure Services was open to public consultation from 9 February until 9 March 2015.
December 2014 - The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule was open to public consultation from Friday 31 October to Friday 12 December 2014.
October 2014 - The Hart Housing Strategy was open to consultation between Tuesday 14 October and Tuesday 28 October 2014.
October 2014 - Housing Options Paper - It sets out how much housing growth there should be and options for where it should take place up to 2032. The consultation was open between 14 August and 5pm 10 October 2014. For more information please visit our emerging planning policy webpage.
May - October 2014 - These past Neighbourhood Plans were open to consultation on the following dates:
- Fleet Town Council - Neighbourhood plan - open between Friday 13 March until Friday 10 April
- Winchfield - Neighbourhood plan - open between 16 September until 31 October
- Hartley Wintney - Neighbourhood plan - open between 12 August until 23 September
- Hook - Neighbourhood plan - open between Friday 25 July until Friday 12 September
- Rotherwick - Neighbourhood plan - open between Friday 25 July until Friday 12 September
- Crookham Village - Neighbourhood plan - open between Monday 19 May 2014 until 30 June 2014
- Odiham - Neighbourhood plan -open between Monday 19 May 2014 until 30 June 2014
May 2014 - A consultation on strategic growth options for a new Hart District Local Plan is scheduled to start in July / August 2014. Prior to that, the Council consulted on documents between Thursday 10 April and Friday 16 May 2014 which can be found here Emerging planning policy and guidance
Other local consultations
These consultations are not run by Hart District Council. They are run by other local organisations that could effect residents and businesses within Hart.
The Boundary Commission for England has published its Revised Proposals for new constituency boundaries. The proposals and maps for the nine English regions have been published on their website today, at www.bce2018.org.uk. The eight-week public consultation period will run until 11 December 2017. This will be the final time the public will get a chance to and give the Commission their views on the latest proposals before their recommendations are reported to Parliament in September 2018.
South East Water has published a draft drought plan for the period 2018 to 2023 for consultation. The drought plan sets out the steps South East Water would take during periods of low rainfall to ensure it can deliver a reliable water supply for the essential needs of drinking, washing, cooking and cleaning. It details what actions it'd take to conserve water and secure customers’ supplies, while balancing the needs of the environment. Consultation documents and how to respond can be viewed at southeastwater.co.uk/droughtplan. The consultation closes on 29 October.
Hampshire County Council Consultations - Hampshire County Council regularly hold consultations that could effect the services that you receive from them in Hart. Information on all active consultations can be found on their website.