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Press Release

5 April 2023

Fareham Borough Council Formally Adopt Local Plan

Fareham Borough Council formally adopted the ‘Fareham Local Plan 2037’ at a Full Council meeting this afternoon, following its decision to accept the modifications set out by the Planning Inspector.

The Local Plan was found to be sound by the Government appointed Planning Inspector, subject to some changes known as ‘Main Modifications’, which the Council has agreed to adopt.

The Fareham Local Plan 2037 will now become part of the Council’s Policy Framework that will used by the Planning Committee when considering planning applications and will sit alongside the Welborne Plan.

Executive Member for Planning and Development Cllr Simon Martin said: “I am pleased to say that the Local Plan with the main modifications set out by the Planning Inspector has been accepted by Council Members and the Local Plan has been formally adopted with immediate effect. This means we can now set out how the Borough develops and grows sustainably to meet future social, economic and environmental needs, while safeguarding our green spaces and historic environments for the future.”


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