Walberton Neighbourhood Development Plan
Examination of the Walberton Neighbourhood Plan
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 (AS AMENDED)
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING (GENERAL) REGULATIONS 2012
WALBERTON NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 9 of schedule 4B to the Town and County Planning Act 1990, as inserted by schedule 10 of the Localism Act 2011, IT IS ORDERED AND DIRECTED that a hearing be held in order to consider oral representations from interested parties to assist the Examiner in his Examination of the issues in the case.
1.After the conclusion of the Consultation carried out by Walberton Parish Council between 18 August 2015 and 29 September 2015 pursuant to Regulation 14 of the 2012 Regulations, and after the publication of the submission of the Walberton Neighbourhood Development Plan between 21 October 2015 and 2 December 2015, and after the Examination Document Library had been submitted to the Examiner, such submission date being by 4 December 2015, Walberton Parish Council made further representations to the Examiner by emails dated 10 December 2015 and 16 December 2015. Such emails appeared to raise fresh material in so far as the position of the Walberton Parish Council is concerned.
2.The Examiner is required to hold a public hearing where it is considered that oral representations are needed to ensure an adequate examination of an issue or issues, or to ensure people get a fair chance to put their case.
3.The Examiner considers that in the circumstances it is appropriate to hold an oral hearing so that all the issues in the Examination can be fully and properly considered.
Further Directions as to the conduct of the public hearing will be issued in due course
Edward F Cousins
The Examiner appointed by Arun District Council to conduct the Examination
Dated: 18 December 2015
The examination of the Walberton Neighbourhood Plan will be conducted via a public hearing which will be held on 16th March 2016 at the Walberton Pavilion at 10.00am.
The following documents have specifically been submitted for the hearing procedure:
Walberton further directions and hearing procedure note.pdf [pdf] 43KB (published 4 February 2016)
Reps to be examined at the hearing:
Evidence submitted to Arun District Council for Examiner 24 February 2016
Evidence submitted to Arun District Council for Examiner 8 March 2016
Agenda for Public Hearing on 16 March 2016
Walberton NDP Agenda for Public Hearing on 16th March 2016.pdf [pdf] 24KB (published on 14 March 2016)
The documents in the table below form stages of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. More information will be added as it becomes available.
Reg. 5 and 6 - Area designation
The designation of a neighbourhood area is the first formal stage in preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan (see the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012). The approved Designated areas within Arun District Council’s Local Planning Authority Area (LPAA) are shown in the Neighbourhood Areas Designation Map.pdf [pdf] 2MB
Parish and Town Councils are able to continue work on their neighbourhood plan while the proposed geography of the neighbourhood area is being determined.
Arun District Council is committed to publishing all applications received in its LPAA (in accordance with The Town and Country Planning Act 1990, The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 Part 2, Regulation 6).
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Town/Parish Council has applied to Arun District Council and the South Downs National Park Authority (if applicable) for designation of Neighbourhood Area under Part 2 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.
These documents indicate those areas where Arun District Council has received an application to designate a Neighbourhood Area in its LPAA.Consultation Dates: 30th August 2012 - 18th October 2012
|Walberton - Application form and map.pdf [pdf] 410KB|
Reg. 7 - Publicising a designation of a neighbourhood area etc.
Decision published 10th December 2012
|Walberton - Designation Decision Notice.pdf [pdf] 558KB|
Reg. 14 - Pre-submission consultation and publicity
Consultation Dates: 18th August 2015 - 29th September 2015
The plan should be read in conjunction with the online evidence base.
Reg. 15 - Plan proposals (submission)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town/Parish Council has submitted to Arun District Council Local Planning Authority Area (LPAA) and the South Downs National Park Planning Authority (if applicable), their Plan Proposal under Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012:
During the consultation period the applications can be viewed at: Bognor Regis Town Hall, Arun Civic Centre and local Library.
Reg. 16 - Publicising a plan proposal
Consultation Dates: 21st October 2015 - 2nd December 2015 at 5pm
Please note that any representations may include a request to be notified of the local planning authority’s decision under regulation 19 in relation to the neighbourhood development plan.
Reg. 17 - Submission of a plan proposal to examination
The submission documents and the representations received were sent to the Examiner and the Parish Council.
|Reg. 18 - Publication of the examiner’s report and plan proposal decisions|
Reg. 19 - Decision on a plan proposal
For clarity the Decision Notice has been amended (Rev B) to explain why we are satisfied that the "Note" can lawfully be added as a post-examination modification in accordance with Schedule 4B, para. 12(6). The note has consequently been incorporated within the text of policy HP1 and 2 for clarity.
Reg. 20 - Publicising a Neighbourhood Development Plan (‘made’ plans)
Plan made on 8 March 2017
Referendum held 1st February 2017
More information can be found on the Neighbourhood Plan Referendums page
|Walberton-NPR-Declaration-of-Result.pdf [pdf] 72KB|