Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Public Consultation from 1st March 2019

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Public Consultation from 1st March 2019

Dronfield Town Council has submitted a Neighbourhood Plan proposal under the Town and Country Planning Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (reg. 15).

The Plan sets out a vision for the Dronfield Town Council and establishes the type of development needed to help sustain the community.

If made, it will become part of the development plan for land use and development proposals within the Dronfield Neighbourhood area.

North East Derbyshire District Council will now subject the Plan to a period of public consultation, for six weeks, from Friday 1st March to Friday 12th April.

The Plan will be available to inspect in the following ways:
- At North East Derbyshire District Council's Offices at Mill Lane, Wingerworth between 9am & 4.30pm
At the following locations in the Plan area:-
- Dronfield Town Council Offices, Dronfield Civic Centre, Dronfield, S18 1PD
- Dronfield Library, Manor House, High Street, Dronfield, S18 1PY
- Viewed on the North East Derbyshire District Council's website

If you have any comments on the Neighbourhood Plan, please respond by e-mail to local.plan@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk.

Emails are preferred but you may comment in writing to: Helen Fairfax, Planning Policy Manager, North East Derbyshire District Council, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG

All responses must be received no later than 5pm on Friday 12th April 2019.

Please title your response 'Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan: Submission Draft' and where possible refer to specific paragraphs or policies on which you are commenting.

The Plan proposal has been submitted with a selection of documents and is supported by evidence used in the preparation of the Plan. These are available via the above web sites.

The District Council has determined that the legal requirements of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations are complied with. It has also confirmed that the Plan does not require an Environmental Assessment or a Habitats Regulation Assessment, in accordance with the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.

Following the consultation period the Plan will be examined by an independent Examiner, who will report to the District Council, following which they will decide what action to take and whether to go forward to 'make' the Neighbourhood Plan part of the development plan for the District. You may include in your comments a request to be notified of our decision on this plan.

If you have any queries you may email the above address or ring the North East Derbyshire District Council office on 01246 217170.

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:15 by Jo Mitchell

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