What is a neighbourhood plan? - How to prepare a neighbourhood plan - Stage 2

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, April 12, 2019

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, April 12, 2019

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