Woking Borough Council

Woking 2027

Welcome to the Woking 2027 website, where you can access information about how we are planning for the future of Woking Borough.

Draft Site Allocations DPD consultation

Public consultation is open from Thursday 18 June 2015 to 5pm on Friday 31 July 2015 on the Draft Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) and its accompanying Sustainability Appraisal Report and Habitat Regulations Assessment. For more information about the consultation, the documents, interactive map, details of public events and how to respond, please see the Site Allocations DPD webpage.


Code for Sustainable Homes update

The Council has prepared an update on how it will apply the Code for Sustainable Homes.

Hook Heath Neighbourhood Plan

The Hook Heath Neighbourhood Plan Examiner's Report has been received. The Council will be considering the Examiner's Report to decide whether the Neighbourhood Plan should proceed to referendum.

Woking Borough's Local Development Documents (LDDs)

  • Core Strategy Development Plan Document (known locally as Woking 2027) - the main document within the LDF which sets out the strategic framework for new development in the Borough.

  • Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) will allocate land for housing, employment and other land uses.

  • Development Management DPD will include criteria-based policies covering issues such as parking, noise, design, change of use, advertisements, trees and rural worker's dwellings.

  • Supplementary Planning Documents which contain background information relating to particular sites or issues established in Development Plan Documents including affordable housing, climate change, and design.

  • Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) - this sets out how the public will be involved in the process of preparing and reviewing all LDDs and decisions on planning applications.

  • Local Development Scheme (LDS) - the Council's schedule for preparing LDDs.