Adoption of the Whitchurch and Ganarew neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map
Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To make the Whitchurch and Ganarew Group neighbourhood development plan as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire and approve the consequential updates to the countywide policies maps.
To fulfil the legal duty to make /adopt the Whitchurch and Garanew Group neighbourhood development plan and update the countywide policies map as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire.
Herefordshire has positively supported communities to be involved in producing a neighbourhood development plan and currently has the greatest number being produced in a local authority area within England.
There are currently 112 plans being produced in Herefordshire (67 of which have now been Made) by parish councils and their local communities. These neighbourhood development plans will provide more locally detailed policies to support the delivery of the Herefordshire Local Plan – Core Strategy and guide development within the local parish until 2031
On 20 May 2016, the Council delegated authority to the cabinet member infrastructure for decisions on all further neighbourhood development plans adoptions, and consequential amendments to the countywide policies map.
(a) The Whitchurch and Ganarew Group neighbourhood development plan is made as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire; and
(b) The required consequential changes are made to the countywide policies map.
Alternative options considered:
1. There are no alternative options to making or adopting the Whitchurch and Ganarew Group neighbourhood development plan following the legal requirements of a positive referendum result on 14 November 2019 and compliance with the European obligations and Human Rights conventions, as referred to in this report.
Wards Affected: Kerne Bridge;
Contact: Samantha Banks, Neighbourhood Planning Manager Email: email@example.com Tel: 01432261576.
Publication date: 13/12/2019
Date of decision: 13/12/2019
Effective from: 20/12/2019