Decision details

Hankelow Neighbourhood Development Plan: Decision to Proceed to Referendum

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Hankelow Neighbourhood Development Plan was submitted to the Council in September 2020 and, following a statutory publicity period, proceeded to independent examination.  The Examiner’s report has now been received and recommends that, subject to modifications, the Plan proceed to referendum.


That the Portfolio Holder:

1          accepts the examiner’s recommendations to make modifications to the Hankelow Neighbourhood Plan as set out in the examiner’s report.

2          confirms that it is the Councils intent to hold a referendum on the Hankelow Neighbourhood Plan (as amended), within the Hankelow Neighbourhood Plan area, at the earliest opportunity available after the current restrictions on polling are lifted.

3          confirms that the Council will use the Hankelow Neighbourhood Plan in planning decisions, giving policies significant weight so far as they are material to planning applications within the Hankelow Neighbourhood Area.


Publication date: 08/03/2021

Date of decision: 08/03/2021

Effective from: 16/03/2021

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