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Wilby Neighbourhood Plan

Wilby Parish Council have begun the process of preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). When complete, the Plan may:

  • contain planning policies for the development and use of land;
  • allocate sites within the parish for new homes, employment and community land uses;
  • provide further guidance on the appearance and design of any new buildings.

Latest news ...

SEA / HRA Screening & Determination (June 2020)

The Pre-submission draft Wilby 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'. In response to our consultation on these, Historic England have advised that further work was needed with regards to SEA matters. That work is on-going and so we will publish all relevant SEA documents once it has been completed.

With regards to Habitats matters, Natural England agreed with the conclusions reached in the HRA Screening Report. A copy of that report and our Determination Notice which confirms that no further work is required with regards to this matter are published below:

Previous stages ...

Reg 14 Pre-submission Consultation (22 Jan - 12 Mar 2020)

Consultation on the Reg 14 Pre-submission draft Wilby NDP closed on Thur 12 March. For further details please see the parish councils Neighbourhood Plan website.

Reg 05 Area Designation (Dec 2017)

On 14 December 2017, Wilby Parish Council submitted a new application to define the boundary of their Neighbourhood Plan. Under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Mid Suffolk District Council confirmed the designated NDP area on 18 December 2017. A notice to this effect, a copy of the application and a map identifying the NDP area can be viewed below:

Wilby NDP Area Designation Notice

Wilby NDP Area Designation Application

Wilby NDP Area Map (Note: The area follows the parish boundary)