The Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood Plan referendum took place on Thursday 28 September 2017. Voters were asked the question:
“Do you want Teignbridge District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Abbotskerswell to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area?”
87.9% of those who submitted a ballot voted in favour of using the Neighbourhood Plan to help decide planning applications.
The full results of the Poll are available to view below:
The formal decision on the Adoption/Making of the Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood Plan will be made by the Executive of the Council on 31st October 2017.
If approved, the Plan will form part of the Teignbridge District Council Development Plan and will be used alongside the Local Plan to decide planning applications within the Abbotskerswell Parish.
The supporting Referendum Documents are available to view below:
The Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood Plan Examination has been completed by the appointed examiner, John Slater.
The Examiner has recommended that with a number of modifications the Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood plan should proceed to referendum.
The Examiners report was received by us on 13 June 2017 and is available below:
Abbotskerswell Parish Council approved the modifications through delegated authority on 22 June 2017 and confirmed the referendum date through a formal parish council meeting on 26 June 2017.
We formally approved the Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood Development Plan to proceed to referendum on 27 June 2017. The formal confirmation of this decision is available in the Decision Statement to Proceed to Referendum Below:
Submission of Neighbourhood Plan to Examination (Regulation 17)
The Abbotskerswell Parish Council, as the qualifying body, formally submitted the Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood Plan to us for the Publicity Stage as required by the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations.
The submission materials were reviewed and checked to ensure regulatory compliance. Formal confirmation of our acceptance of the Plan to proceed to the Regulation 16 Publicity period was provided on 2 February 2017.
The Publicity Period ran from Monday 20 February 2017 until 5pm, Monday 3 April 2017.
The period for representations on the Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood Plan has now closed.
A copy of the relevant Neighbourhood Plan documents submitted to the examiner are available below:
Those who identified that they wish to be notified of the decision to ‘make’ the plan or not through the Regulation 16 consultation will be informed.
Any questions on the examination of the plan should be directed to David Kiernan, Neighbourhood Planning Officer on 01626 215758 or email@example.com