New Forest District Council Local Plan


The current Local Plan for New Forest District outside the National Park (the Core Strategy, adopted 2009, and the Part 2 Sites and Development Management document, adopted 2014) plans for the period up to 2026. An early review of the adopted Local Plan is necessary to bring planning policies for the area fully in-line with national government planning policies (the National Planning Policy Framework).

Click the Links on the right to view New Forest District Local Plans

New Forest National Park Local Plan


The planning system is a vital tool in helping to deliver the two National Park purposes and related socio-economic duty.

The ‘Local Plan’ sets out the planning framework for the National Park, including the scale and location of new development and the need to conserve the local distinctiveness of the area.

Click the Link on the right to view New Forest National Park Authourity Local Plan