The Government has published a plain English guide giving an overview of how the planning system works in England.
New Forest District Council Planning Authority
New Forest District Council is the local planning authority for Fordingbridge.
NFDC are responsible for deciding whether a development - anything from an extension on a house to a new housing estate - should go ahead. http://www.newforest.gov.uk/planning
Fordingbridge Town Council
Fordingbridge Town Council’s Planning Committee meet every second Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm to discuss and comment on the latest planning applications.
While their views are taken into account, New Forest District Council make the final decision on planning applications.
New Forest District Local Plan
Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Part One: Planning Strategy https://democracy.newforest.gov.uk/documents/s14567/
The New Forest District Council adopted the New Forest District (outside the National Park) Local Plan 2016-2036 Part One: Planning Strategy on 6 July 2020.
The adopted Plan, the Sustainability Appraisal, along with all other relevant documents can also be viewed at: http://www.newforest.gov.uk/article/16541
For further information about the Local Plan 2016-2036 Part One: Planning Strategy please contact the Policy Team by email to email@example.com or by telephone on 023 8028 5345.
Large Developments in Fordingbridge
Planning application 20/10522: LAND NORTH OF STATION ROAD, FORDINGBRIDGE SP6 1JW
Consideration of this application by the Town Council will be deferred to an extraordinary planning committee meeting at 7:30 pm on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 to allow further time for Hampshire Highways to issue its report on the application. The Zoom login detail will remain the same.
Planning applications for the remainder of the areas will be posted here once submitted.
Station Road (Site 16)
|Type:||Outline Planning Permission|
|Site:||LAND NORTH OF, STATION ROAD, FORDINGBRIDGE SP6 1JW|
|Description:||Development of 240 dwellings, a new access off Station Road, 10.7ha of public open space (SANG, formal open space and informal open space), associated private amenity space, off-street car parking and access roads." (Outline Application with details only of Access)|
|Applicant:||Mr Kelsey - Infinite Homes Ltd|
To comment on this application please click on the following link which will take you to images of the application form, plans and other documents submitted with it. https://planning.newforest.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=_NEWFO_DCAPR_211333
The Planning Application for 20/10522 (Site 16) will be discussed by Fordingbridge Town Council at the next Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday 9th September at 7.30pm via Zoom.
PLEASE NOTE that while Fordingbridge Town Council comment on planning applications, the final decision is made by NFDC as the planning authority.
Members of the Public are welcome to join the meeting, all in attendance should be aware that FILMING and RECORDING may occur during the meeting.
Meeting ID: 986 8813 0068
Zoom allows a maximum of 100 participants.
Burgate Acres (Site 18)
|Type:||Full Planning Permission|
|Site:||Land at BURGATE ACRES, SALISBURY ROAD, BURGATE, FORDINGBRIDGE SP6 1LX|
|Description:||Construction of 74 dwellings, creation of new access, parking, landscaping, open space and associated works, following demolition of existing buildings|
|Applicant:||Metis Homes Ltd|
To comment on this application please click on the following link which will take you to images of the application form, plans and other documents submitted with it. http://planning.newforest.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=_NEWFO_DCAPR_210866
Whitsbury Road (Site 17)
|Site:||LAND in WHITSBURY ROAD, FORDINGBRIDGE SP6 1NQ (NB: SUBJECT TO LEGAL AGREEMENT)|
|Description:||Development of 145 dwellings comprised: 39 detached houses; 31 pairs of semi-detached houses; 1 block of 8 flats; 1 block of 7 flats with terrace of 3 houses; 1 block of 7 flats; 1 terrace of 6 houses; 2 terraces of 5 houses; 1 terrace of 3 houses; garages; parking; SANG; public open space; access onto Whitsbury Road; associated infrastructure; associated development works; landscaping|
|Decision:||Granted Subject to Conditions|
The results of this Decision can be viewed view online here