The Borough Design Guide SPD supplements Policy CS16 of the Havant Borough Core Strategy and aims to raise the standard of design across the borough.

It sets out the council’s design expectations with regard to new development and helps to identify and define the distinctive character and qualities of the borough that should be respectfully improved and enhanced through development.

Anyone applying for planning permission for new development should consider the information set out in this document. 

The SPD has been prepared for use by both planning and design professionals and the public.The document was adopted by the council on 14 December 2011 and forms part of the Havant Borough Local Plan and other planning policy documents.