Local residents are being given the opportunity to comment on Barrowden & Wakerley Parish Council’s Draft Neighbourhood Plan after the proposals were submitted to Rutland County Council for independent examination.
The Neighbourhood Plan sets out the Parish Council’s views of how Barrowden & Wakerley should be developed over the next 20 years and has been prepared following consultation with the local community. It includes policies covering protecting and enhancing the environment, meeting local housing needs, promoting the rural economy and improving access to services and facilities.
The Draft Plan is being published for six-weeks, with residents encouraged to share their views before Monday 18th February 2019. Comments to Rutland County Council should be submitted by email firstname.lastname@example.org or sent in writing to Mr R Ranson, Planning Policy Manager, Rutland County Council, Council Offices, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP .During this period all responses will be passed to an independent examiner to carry out the examination of the neighbourhood Plan.
Representations may wish to address in particular, whether the Draft Neighbourhood Plan meets the basic conditions and other matters that the independent examiner will be considering.
A copy of the Draft Neighbourhood Plan and Public Notice can be viewed below:
The Plan and associated documents can also be found on Barrowden & Wakerley Neighbourhood Plan Group’s website and in Barrowden, at the Exeter Arms, the Surgery and the Community Shop as well as at the County Council’s Offices in Oakham and on the mobile library.
Following this consultation, an independent examiner will consider any comments made and decide whether the proposed Neighbourhood Plan meets basic legal conditions. If these can be met, the Neighbourhood Plan can proceed to a village referendum. More than 50% support will be required at the referendum in order to bring the Neighbourhood Plan into force.
Further information can be obtained by emailing: email@example.com or calling 01572 722577