Preparing and writing the Neighbourhood Plan
When writing the Neighbourhood Plan the following should be taken into consideration:
- The Plan must be in general conformity with the Bassetlaw District Council Core Strategy and Development Management Policies document and with National Guidance;
- The Council’s Evidence Base, and evidence gathered by the Neighbourhood Planning group, should be used to support Plan;
- Strong links must have been made with local residents, community groups and local business;
- Thorough consultation is essential;
- The Plan must reflect the views and concerns of local people;
- Involving the District Council at the start of the process is essential.
- Publicising your Plan
- The draft version of the Plan must be publicised to people who live, work or carry out business in the area;
- The Plan must be publicised for a minimum period of six-weeks to allow for responses;
- Statutory bodies must be consulted;
A draft must be submitted to the Council.
Supporting Information to be submitted with the Plan
- Title of the proposed plan;
- Plan or statement showing the area covered;
- Consultation statement detailing:
- who was consulted;
- how they were consulted;
- main issues/concerns raised and describing how they were addressed.
Last Updated on Friday, May 29, 2020