A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Walkeringham Neighbourhood Plan will be held on 6 May 2021.
The question that will be asked in the Referendum is:
“Do you want Bassetlaw District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Walkeringham to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”
The Referendum area is identified on the accompanying map.
The Referendum area is identical to the area which has been designated as the Walkeringham Neighbourhood Area.
The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures similar to those used at local government elections.
A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on 1 March 2021:
- he or she is entitled to vote in a local government election in the Referendum area; and
- his or her qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum area. A person’s qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be
The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2412.00. The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 851.
The specified documents, as listed below, may be inspected on the Bassetlaw District Council website.
Paper copies of the specified documents are also available to view, by prior appointment, and in accordance with the social distancing restrictions in force at the time, at:
- Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, Notts. S80 2AH.
- Retford One Stop Shop, 17B The Square, Retford, Notts, DN22 6DB.
To arrange an appointment, please contact Customer Services on 01909 533 533 (and select Option 4).
The specified documents are:
- This Information Statement
- Walkeringham Neighbourhood Development Plan (the Neighbourhood Plan)
- Report of the Independent Examiner
- Summary of the representations submitted to the Independent Examiner
- Statement by the Local Planning Authority that the draft plan meets the basic conditions and complies with the relevant legislation
- A statement that sets out general information about town and country planning including neighbourhood planning and the referendum
- Decision Statement
Dated: 24 March 2021
David Armiger, Assistant Chief Executive – Housing, Regeneration & Neighbourhoods
Last Updated on Friday, October 1, 2021