The New Forest National Park Authority are updating the New Forest National Park Design Guide document to ensure the area continues to be covered by up-to-date design guidance. The draft Design Guide provides guidance to help achieve high standards of design in new development while retaining and enhancing the distinctive character of the National Park. Once adopted, it will apply across the whole of the New Forest National Park and supplements the policies in the adopted National Park Local Plan (adopted August 2019).
As part of the six-week public consultation the following documents and supporting information is available:
- The draft New Forest National Park Design Guide SPD
- The ‘Consultation Statement’ setting out how the draft document has been prepared
- A ‘Statement of Representations Procedure’ providing details on how to submit comments
- A consultation response form which is available for download