The New Housing Development SPD was adopted on February 12th 2013.
The aim of the SPD is to provide guidance in relation to design and density, ensuring that local context and distinctiveness help define successful housing development.
The SPD incorporates technical detail relating to minimum standards relating to the design and layout of new housing development. This guidance is contained within Appendix A of the SPD.
Consultation was undertaken between 10th September and 22nd October 2012 on the SPD and the responses and comments received through this were used to inform the final document.