FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

21 February 2022

1. What is your current Local Plan for new housing? Please provide its name and dates.

2. How many new homes are planned under your current Local Plan? Please provide a yearly breakdown (financial year).

3. Does your current Local Plan for new homes include a technical accessibility standard?

4. What are the technical accessibility standard(s) detailed in your current Local Plan for new homes?

5. How many new homes are planned under your current Local Plan to meet a technical accessibility standard? 
Please provide a yearly breakdown (financial year).

6. Under your current local plan, of the new homes planned to meet a technical accessibility standard, how many are planned to meet the requirements of:

  • Wheelchair design standard
  • Lifetime Homes Standard
  • M4(1) Category 1
  • M4(2) Category 2
  • M4(3) Category 3(A)
  • M4(3) Category 3(B)

7. How many homes planned to meet the above technical accessibility standards are council owned properties? Please provide a breakdown by each type of technical accessibility standard within this.

I would be grateful if you could break down the data in yearly increments (financial year) where possible



East Herts Council Response

18 March 2022

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

1. East Herts District Plan 2011-2033 - adopted October 2018. This is publically available, found here: https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/planning-building/planning-policy/east-herts-district-plan-2018 

2. See above - information is publically available. 

3. Yes - see Chapter 14; pages 190-192

4. As above.

5. As above - no annual breakdown available. 

6. See section of the District Plan set out above and accompanying SHMA (also publically available) for background evidence.

 

7. How many homes planned to meet the above technical accessibility standards are council owned properties? Please provide a breakdown by each type of technical accessibility standard within this.

The council owns no housing stock 

 

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