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4. Have your say

Consultation on the Strategic Issues and Priorities (SIP) for our new Local Plan and the associated Call for Sites took place between 15 February and 12 April 2021. The consultation has now closed. Scroll down to 1) View a recording of one of the virtual information events held in March 2021 and 2) Read the full version of the Strategic Issues and Priorities document.

Get involved

Why get involved?

This early stage in the development of our new Local Plan is important – for everyone who works and lives in the district, as well as anyone that visits Winchester, our market towns and countryside.

The way we live our lives, travel, work and enjoy our spare time are all influenced by the environment and the Local Plan shapes this for the future, as well as helping us tackle the climate emergency .

 

Different Ways of Getting Involved

1. Virtual information events

During the Strategic Issues & Priorities consultation we held a number of virtual information events , to provide an overview of the consultation document and answer your questions. Recordings of the events which have been held are available below.

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Virtual information events

2. Read the full STRATEGIC ISSUES & PRIORITIES DOCUMENT

The Strategic Issues and Priorities document is ready for you to download and read in full for further details.

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Read the full STRATEGIC ISSUES & PRIORITIES DOCUMENT

Strategic Issues and Priorities Consultation

3. Next Steps

Consultation on the Strategic Issues & Priorities has now closed along with the Call for Sites. Any sites that have been submitted under the Call for Sites will be assessed and an updated Strategic Housing Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) will be published in the Summer. There will be two further two opportunities to become involved in the Local Plan process when we consult on the Regulation 18 Local Plan (which will allocate specific sites and include new Local Plan policies) and Regulation 19 Local Plan (which will be the version of the Local Plan that we want an Inspector to examine). This is when we will identified which sites we are allocating for development and the new policies that will be included in the new Local Plan. Please sign up for email alerts to keep updated on how you can get involved in the Local Plan.