The Alderton Neighbourhood Development Plan was submitted, in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), to Tewkesbury Borough Council following formal approval by the Parish Council at its meeting on 15th August 2017.
From the 18th September 2017 until the 30th October 2017 the plan was consulted on, in accordance with Regulation 16, as a 'plan proposal'.
A report summarising the consultation responses received will be published here after the consultation has closed.
Following the close of the six week consultation period on the 30th October 2017 the plan was subject to Independent Examination.
Independent examiner's report
The independent neighbourhood plan examiner, Deborah McCann BSc MRICS MRTPI Dip Arch Con Dip LD published her final report on the 16th March 2018. The report can be accessed by following the link below:
Regulation 18 Decision Statement
Following the examination of a neighbourhood plan the Council is required to consider each of the examiner’s recommendations and decide what action to take in response to them.
The Council must also come to a formal view of whether the draft plan meets legal requirements including the Basic Conditions set out in legislation. This set out in the decision statement which can be accessed following the link below:
A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Alderton Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 21 June 2018.
The question asked in the Referendum was:
"Do you want Tewkesbury Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Alderton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"
The results were as follows:
Neighbourhood Plan Referendum for Alderton
Yes = 418 (98.12%)
No = 7 (1.64%)
Turnout = 59.66%
Further information is contained within the Declaration of Results which can be access following the link below:
The list of specified document, published for the referendum, including the Neighbourhood Plan, can be accessed following the links below
- Alderton Neighbourhood Plan Referendum version (pdf, 5 MB)
- Alderton Neighbourhood Plan Examiners Report (264 KB)
- Summary of representations submitted to independent examiner (731 KB)
- Basic Conditions and Legal Requirements statement (276 KB)
- General information statement on Neighbourhood Planning and the referendum (273 KB)
Making the plan
If successful at local referendum, the Neighbourhood Development Plan will then be put forward to Full Council for formal adoption to become part of the Council's Local Development Plan. Details of the formal adoption of the Neighbourhood Development Plan will be published here when available.