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Neighbourhood Planning: Broomhill, Broomfield, Endcliffe, Summerfield & Tapton (BBEST) Draft Neighbourhood Plan Submission

Decision Maker: Interim Head of Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

This report seeks approval that the Broomhill, Broomfield, Endcliffe, Summerfield & Tapton (BBEST) Draft Neighbourhood Plan can proceed to the next stage of the neighbourhood plan process, which is consultation and examination.

 

Decision:

That:-

 

(a) the Draft Neighbourhood Plan is publicised on the Council’s website for a period of at least 6 weeks in accordance with Regulation 16(a) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 ("the Regulations");

 

(b) consultation bodies are notified of receipt of the Draft Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with Regulation 16(b) of the Regulations;

 

(c) an examiner is appointed by the Local Planning Authority, in consultation with and consent of the BBEST Neighbourhood Forum, in accordance with paragraphs 7(3) and 7(6) of Schedule 4B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 ("the 1990 Act") (as applied to Neighbourhood Plans by section 38A of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004); and

 

(d) the Draft Neighbourhood Plan is submitted to the appointed examiner for independent examination after expiry of the abovementioned publicity period, in accordance with paragraph 7(2) of Schedule 4B of the 1990 Act and Regulation 17 of the Regulations.

 

Reasons for the decision:

To approve that the BBEST Draft Neighbourhood Plan meets all statutory requirements for submission and can proceed to the next stage of the neighbourhood plan process, which is consultation and examination.

 

Alternative options considered:

BBEST Neighbourhood Forum is the only organisation which can submit a draft plan for the BBEST Neighbourhood Area.  Only one forum can be designated for any neighbourhood area.  There is no opportunity for alternatives.

 

Publication date: 14/02/2020

Date of decision: 30/01/2020

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