Making the plan: 24 January 2017
Following an Independent Examination and Referendum, Tewkesbury Borough Council resolved to bring the Highnam Neighbourhood Plan into legal force under Section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 at a meeting of Full Council on Tuesday 24 January 2017.
The Highnam Neighbourhood Plan now forms part of the statutory Development Plan for Tewkesbury Borough Council.
Referendum: 20 July 2017
At Referendum, on Thursday 24 November 2016, the Highnam Neighbourhood Development Plan secured the majority of those voting for Tewkesbury Borough Council to use the plan to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area, with a 41.89% turnout and 96.19% voting yes.
Examination: 3 June 2016
Following the close of the six week consultation period on the 29 January 2016 the Highnam Neighbourhood Development Plan was subject to independent examination in accordance with Regulation 17. Mr. Nigel McGurk was appointed as the independent examiner. The examination concluded on the 3 June 2016 with the submission of the examiner's report.
Consultation: 29 January 2016
Between 11 December 2015 to 29 January 2016 the plan was consulted on, in accordance with Regulation 16, as a 'plan proposal'.
Submission: 1 June 2015
Highnam Parish Council submitted a Neighbourhood Development Plan, in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, to Tewkesbury Borough Council on the 1 June 2015.