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Decision details

Neighbourhood Planning: Dore 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 Dore Draft Neighbourhood Plan can proceed to the next stage of the neighbourhood plan process, which is consultation and examination.

Decision:

That:

 

1) 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");

 

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

 

3) an examiner is appointed by the lead Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Peak District National Park Authority and consent of the Dore Neighbourhood Forum in accordance with paragraphs 7(4) 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

 

4) 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:

1.    The submission of a neighbourhood plan to the Local Planning Authority is strictly guided by legislation and regulations, as set out in the report above.  A local planning authority must accept the submission of a neighbourhood plan and proceed to the next stage in the process if it has met all the necessary statutory rules.

 

2.    Evaluation of the submission has revealed no issues that would warrant rejection of the submitted plan and supporting documents.

 

 

Alternative options considered:

The submission of a neighbourhood plan to the Local Planning Authority is a statutory process.  No alternative options are considered.

 

Publication date: 19/03/2020

Date of decision: 10/03/2020

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