Thorndon Parish Council have begun the process of preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). When complete, the Plan may:
Reg 16 Submission Consultation (22 June 2020 – 14 Aug 2020)
In accordance with Regulation 16 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), the District Council are now undertaking formal consultation on the content of the submitted Thorndon NDP to see if it fulfils the Basic Conditions as required by Paragraph 8(1)(a)(2) of Schedule 4B of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (inserted by the Localism Act 2011).
The consultation period will run from Mon 22 June 2020 and close at 4:00pm on Fri 14 August 2020 - as set out in the attached Public Notice
The Parish Council (as the qualifying body) have formally submitted the following documents:
An assessment as to whether this NDP fulfils the Basic Conditions will be undertaken by an Independent Examiner. A initial check has, however, been undertaken to confirm that the relevant requirements have been met at this stage. View the Regulation 15 Checklist
Written comments only (preferably using the Consultation Response Form) should be sent by post or e-mail using the contact details provided. Your representation may also include a request to be notified of the District Council’s decision whether or not to make the Plan.
All representations received will be forwarded to the Independent Examiner. You should note that your comments cannot be treated as confidential and, with the exception of personal contact details, will be published on this website at the end of the consultation period.
SEA / HRA Screening & Determination (May 2020)
The Pre-submission draft version of the NDP was assessed to determine whether a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and/or a Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) were required. The outcome of this exercise was that the need for an SEA Scoping Report and/or HRA Scoping Report were both 'screened-out'. A copy of the relevant reports and Notices of Determination are published below:
Reg 14 Pre-submission Consultation (15 Feb - 30 Mar 2020)
Reg 05 Area Designation (16 Oct 2017)