Twyning Parish Council submitted a Neighbourhood Development Plan, in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), to Tewkesbury Borough Council on the 20th June 2017.
From the 26th June until the 4th August 2017 the Plan was consulted on, in accordance with Regulation 16, as a 'Plan Proposal'.
A report summarising the consultation responses received can be viewed below.
Following the close of the six week consultation period on the 4th August 2017 the Twyning Neighbourhood Development Plan was subject to Independent Examination.
Independent examiner's report
The report of the Independent Examiner of the Twyning Neighbourhood Development Plan, Ms Liz Beth, was received on Thursday 16th November 2017.
If the modifications recommended by the Independent Examiner are agreed by the Qualifying Body and the Local Planning Authority a referendum will be arranged asking those eligible to vote in Local Elections within the Neighbourhood area whether they wish Tewkesbury Borough Council to use the plan to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area.
A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Twyning Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 1 March 2018. Copies of the Statutory Decision Statement, Information Statement and the Specified Documents can be accessed using the following links:
- Regulation 18_2 Decision Statement (pdf, 2 MB)
- Information Statement (pdf, 464 KB)
- Neighbourhood Area Designation Map (pdf, 423 KB)
- Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum Version (pdf, 12 MB)
- Basic Conditions and Legal Statement (pdf, 276 KB)
- Summary of Consultation Responses (pdf, 638 KB)
- Examiners Report (pdf, 793 KB)
- General Planning Statement (pdf, 272 KB)
At Referendum on Thursday 1st March 2018 the Twyning Neighbourhood Development Plan secured the majority required of those voting for Tewkesbury Borough Council to use the plan to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area.
With a 48.06% turnout and 95.90% voting yes.
Further Information on any planned referendums and the full results of recent referendums will be published on our Elections 2018 webpage.
Making the plan
Following the Independent Examination and a successful Referendum where a majority of those voting wish Tewkesbury Borough Council to use the plan to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area, Tewkesbury Borough Council will bring the Neighbourhood Plan into legal force, under Section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended).
Further information will be posted here when available, including the statutory decision statement and the 'made' Neighbourhood Development Plan
The Neighbourhood Plan will then form part of the statutory Development Plan for the Borough of Tewkesbury.