Latest News and Updates

13 November 2017

On Monday 13 November 2017 the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government issued a direction under section 21a of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (inserted by section 145(5) of the Housing and Planning Act 2016) to Stevenage borough Council not to take any step in connection with the adoption of the Core Strategy.

18 October 2017

The Inspector’s Report was received by the Borough Council on 18 October 2017. The Report concludes that with the Main Modifications proposed (as contained in the Appendix to the Report), the Stevenage Borough Local Plan can be considered sound and is therefore capable of adoption.

1 August 2017

The responses to the main modifications are available to view on the consultation portal. You can view the schedule of the main modification consultation responses in the examination documents (ED182).

13 June 2017

Consultation on the Proposed Main Modifications started at 12 noon on Monday 12 June and ran until 12 noon on Monday 24 July, 2017.

6 March 2017

The Agendas for Stage 3 of the Hearing Sessions have now been published.

Please note that the Delivery and Monitoring session has moved to Thursday 30 March at 2pm and the Closing Session will take place immediately following the Delivery and Monitoring Session.

15 February 2017

Please click here to see  the Council’s recent note to the Inspector  on the Housing White Paper ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market’

31 January 2017

Hearing statements for all Matters for discussion at Stage 2 of the hearing sessions are now available under the Hearing Sessions page.

17 January 2017

The Inspector has added an additional question relating to Green Infrastructure to her Stage 2 Matters, Issues and Questions Matter 12, and because of this addition, the deadline for hearing statements for Matter 12 has been extended to 27 January.

17 August 2016

Please click here to see the Inspector’s initial questions to the Council.