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Selston Neighbourhood Plan

EXAMINATION OF THE SUBMITTED NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

Chris Collison of Planning and Management Ltd has been appointed as the independent Examiner to undertake the examination of the draft Neighbourhood Plan.  The submitted Neighbourhood Plan, supporting documents and the representations received in response to Ashfield District Council Regulation 16 Consultation will be consider by the Examiner.

(The submitted draft Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents are set out below under ‘Submitted Proposed Neighbourhood Plan and supporting Documentation’.)

The Examiner may request further information to help in his considerations and may conduct the examination through written representations only, or he may call a public hearing to examine a particular issue in more depth.  Any correspondence from the Examiner regarding matters of clarification will be set out below.

SUBMITTED PROPOSED NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

The submitted proposed neighbourhood plan includes the following:

(Please click on the document to access the submitted documents)

 Ashfield District Council Legal Compliance Check and Decision Statement is available on the link below:

Should you have any queries please contact Forward Planning on 01623 457381 or email localplan@ashfield.gov.uk

Further information on the Selston Neighbourhood Plan is available on the JUS.T  website (Jacksdale, Underwood Selston Tomorrow).

Contact details for Selston Parish Council

Address: Lisa Simpson, Clerk to the Council, Selston Parish Council, Council Office, Parish Hall, Mansfield Road, Selston, Nottinghamshire, NG16 6EE.

Telephone: 01773   812012

Email: selstoncouncil@lineone.net

Website:  www.selston.org.uk

PREVIOUS STAGES OF THE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

Designation of the Selston Neighbourhood Area

Relevant body who applied for the designation - Selston Parish Council

  • 17th September 2013 - Application by Selston Parish Council for the designation of the Selston Neighbourhood Area comprising the whole of the Parish of Selston.
  • 16th October 2013 to 29th November 2013 - Consultation on the Neighbourhood Area application for the Parish of Selston.
  • 12th December 2013 - Designation of the Selston Neighbourhood Area by Ashfield District Council. 

The area was not designated as a business area under Section 61H of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Designation

The statement explaining why the area was considered appropriate to be designated and the designated plan area can be access below:

CONSULTATION ON THE SUBMITTED JUS -T (SELSTON) PROPOSED NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN - 28th APRIL 2017 to 12th JUNE 2017 (Now closed)

Selston Parish Council and Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group have prepared a proposed Neighbourhood Plan, which has been submitted to Ashfield District Council in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Town and Country Planning England Neighbour Planning (General) Regulations 2012, as amended.

Selston Parish Council and the Steering Group undertook consultations on earlier drafts of their Plan and comments made helped to inform changes to the proposed Plan now submitted to Ashfield District Council. 

Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Report 

The Council has undertaken a Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Report of the Pre Submission Consultation Neighbourhood Plan.   After consultation with the relevant statutory agencies (the Environment Agency, Natural England and Historic England) the Council has determined that a strategic environmental assessment of the Neighbourhood Plan is not required.   As such, it is the opinion of Ashfield District Council that the Selston Parish Council JUS-T Neighbourhood Plan is in accordance with the provisions of European Directive 2001/42/EC as incorporated into United Kingdom law by the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.  

The SEA Screening Report sets out the Council’s determination and includes a statement of the reasons for reaching that determination.