Neighbourhood Plans

Neighbourhood Plans

Neighbourhood plans in Rutland are prepared by parish and town councils and provide an opportunity for local communities to shape the development and growth of their local area.

Maps showing the neighbourhood plan areas that have been designated and the progress in preparing each neighbourhood plan may be viewed below:

The Greetham Neighbourhood Plan was "made" by Rutland County Council on 9th October 2017.

The final version of the neighbourhood plan may be viewed below together with a statement setting out the Council's decision to make the neighbourhood plan and the reasons for that decision. 

 

The documents may be inspected at the Council's Customer Services Centre in Oakham and at public libraries in Rutland at Oakham, Uppingham, Ketton and Ryhall during normal opening hours. 

The neighbourhood plan now forms part of the statutory development plan against which planning applications will be considered. Further details of the local referendum and the background to the preparation of the neighbourhood plan may be viewed below.

Residents in Wing have decided to draw up a plan to shape and influence where development will go and what it will look like in the Parish. Following consultation on the proposed neighbourhood area (see below) Rutland County Council has designated the neighbourhood area as follows:

  • Name of neighbourhood area: Wing
  • Map identifying the area 
  • Name of relevant body applying for the designation: Wing Parish Council

 A copy of the designation notice may be viewed below:

A Wing Neighbourhood Plan is now being prepared by Wing Parish Council with support from Rutland County Council. It will be Rutland’s ninth neighbourhood plan in the county, when completed it will set out the views of the local community on matters such as:

  • Planning policies for the development and use of land and; 
  • Guidance on the appearance and design of any new buildings constructed. 

There are currently four Neighbourhood Plans in Rutland for Cottesmore, Edith Weston, Langham and Uppingham. 

To find the documents for the specific Neighbourhood Plans, please use the village/town name in the keywords search box.

There are currently four Neighbourhood Plans being prepared in Rutland for Barrowden and Wakerley, Greetham, Market Overton and Oakham. 

To find the documents for the specific Neighbourhood Plans, please use the village/town name in the keywords search box.

Government planning guidance can be found in the National Planning Policy Framework and National Planning Practice Guidance.

Support for neighbourhood plans from Rutland County Council

The Council has prepared a Service Level Agreement that sets out the technical advice that it can provide and guidance on the role of the Council and local groups in preparing neighbourhood plans.

Town or parish councils preparing neighbourhood plans will be asked to sign up to this agreement at the beginning of the process of preparing a neighbourhood plan. 

Funding and Grants

The Council is not able to provide financial support for neighbourhood planning but funding is available from other sources.
Further details of the government's support programme for neighbourhood planning, including the grant application process are available on the My Community Rights website.

Details of other professional advice and support for neighbourhood planning is available on the Leicestershire and Rutland Rural Community Council.