Draft Supplementary Planning Documents consultation August - October 2019

Three draft Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD) have been prepared in respect of houses in multiple occupation, parking and specialist housing, which will add further detail to the policies in the Development Plan for Northampton and provide guidance to applicants and developers in each of these areas.

Responses were invited to consultations held between 8 August and 3 October 2019.  

The consultations are now closed, but links to download the relevant documents are below. 

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) SPD

This SPD provides guidance to manage the concentration and impacts of HMOs. It is intended to replace the existing Interim Planning Policy Statement.

Parking Standards SPD

This SPD applies Northamptonshire County Council's latest parking standards but expands upon them to incorporate specific guidance to address parking issues in Northampton, including the need to provide infrastructure for charging electric vehicles.

Specialist Housing SPD

This SPD addresses housing needs for older people and disabled people and provides guidance to ensure new provision is desirable, suitable and in the right locations.

Equalities Impact Assessment for the draft SPDs