Making the plan: 24 July 2018
At it's Full Council meeting on the 24 July 2018, Tewkesbury Borough Council brought the Neighbourhood Plan into legal force, under Section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
The Neighbourhood Plan now forms part of the statutory Development Plan for the Borough of Tewkesbury.
Referendum: 21 June 2018
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 list of specified document, published for the referendum, including the poll results, can be accessed following the links below:
Examination: 16 March 2018
Following the close of the six week consultation period on the 30 October 2017 the plan was subject to Independent Examination. The independent neighbourhood plan examiner, Deborah McCann BSc MRICS MRTPI Dip Arch Con Dip LD published her final report on the 16 March 2018.
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 Alderton NDP regulation 18 decision statement (pdf, 638 KB).
Consultation: 30 October 2017
Between 18 September to 30 October 2017 the plan was consulted on, in accordance with Regulation 16, as a 'plan proposal'. A report summarising the consultation responses is below.
Submission: 15 August 2017
The Alderton Neighbourhood Development Plan was submitted, in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, to Tewkesbury Borough Council following formal approval by the Parish Council at its meeting on 15 August 2017.
Neighbourhood area designation: 8 January 2014
Alderton Parish Council applied to designate a neighbourhood area for the preparation of a neighbourhood development plan, which was validated on 28 October 2013. In accordance with the provisions of Regulation 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, as amended a consultation on the proposed neighbourhood area was undertaken, ending on 9 December 2013. The meeting of the Executive Committee on 8 January 2014 resolved ‘That the designation of neighbourhood plan areas covering Alderton Parish be approved.’