Supplementary Planning Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) provide additional guidance on matters covered by Development Plan Documents. Current adopted SPDs are as follows:

Other Planning Guidance (please note these documents are advisory only)

Supplementary Planning Guidance supports the Surrey Heath Local Plan (Saved Policies 2007). These documents are not 'saved' but retained as advisory only.

On 24 May 2021 the Housing Minister made a Written Ministerial Statement to Parliament which set out changes to planning policy including the introduction of First Homes. First Homes are a new form of discounted market housing for first time buyers. For planning applications determined after 28 December 2021 at least 25% of all affordable housing units delivered by developers must be First Homes. Details of First Homes including eligibility criteria for purchasers are provided in the following Policy Guidance Note: