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.
Hart's Vision 2040 - This is an important document giving some direction in developing future policy. It's about how we would like Hart to look in a little over 20 years’ time; given the constraints, challenges and projections which we can reasonably expect to come about. Here you can view the draft Hart's Vision 2040 document. To have your say please visit the Hart 2040 consultation webpage. The consultation will run until 4pm on 31 January 2019.
August 2018 - The draft Street Trading Policy sets out the council’s position in respect of the administration of applications for street trading consents and the monitoring of such consents following grant. This consultation closed on 26 October 2018. For more information please visit the Street Trading webpage.
May 2018 - Hart District Council are consulted on the decision to make a non-immediate Article 4 Direction to withdraw permitted development rights related to change of use of offices, light industrial units and storage and distribution units, to residential use. The consultation closed on Friday 15 June. For more information please visit the Article 4 Direction webpage.
March 2018 - Rushmoor Borough Council and Hart District Council are carrying out a survey asking for views from residents and businesses about the CCTV service across both areas. The survey closed on Thursday 29 March.
February 2018 - The Hart Local Plan Strategy and Sites 2016-2032 Proposed Submission Version was out for consultation between 9 February 2018 and 4pm on 26 March 2018. To view all documents please visit the Local Plan Publication webpage
January 2018 - Hart District Council consulted on the designation of Yateley Parish as a Neighbourhood Area. For further information please see our Yateley webpage.
March 2018 - Safer North Hampshire carried out a survey to find out Fleet residents’ experiences of living in or near to Fleet Town Centre. This survey gave residents the opportunity to have their say on issues they have experienced such as littering, graffiti and noise nuisance. The survey ran from Thursday 22 February to Friday 16 March 2018.
October 2017 - We consulted on our Draft Hart Corporate Plan 2017-2022 for 4 weeks until 31 October 2017. 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.
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 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.
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.
Hart District Council's response to consultations
December 2017 - Letter from the Deputy Leader of Hart District Council in response to the South Western Railway Timetable Consultation