East Hampshire District Council adopted the East Hampshire District Local Plan: Joint Core Strategy Development Plan Document on 8 May 2014.
The JCS includes the Main Modifications recommended by the Inspector who carried out the independent examination of the Plan; together with the Council’s Minor Modifications which were considered by the Inspector and subject to public consultation in the document “Further Proposed Modifications August 2013”.
The JCS covers the administrative area of East Hampshire District Council including the area of the South Downs National Park Authority that lies within the District. It sets out the spatial vision, objectives, development strategy and policies to enable the delivery of sustainable development and communities in East Hampshire District for the period 2011-2028. All documents can be viewed on the Council’s website at