Decision details

Adoption of the Madley neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

 

To make the Madley 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 Madley neighbourhood development plan and update the countywide policies map as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire.

 

Herefordshire Council 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 113 plans in total; 72 of which have now been made. These neighbourhood development plans are produced by parish councils and their local communities and provide locally designed planning policies to support the delivery of the Herefordshire Local Plan – Core Strategy and guide development within the parish until 2031.

 

On 20 May 2016, the Council delegated authority to the cabinet member for decisions on all further neighbourhood development plans adoptions and amendments to the countywide policies map.

 

Decision:

 

That:

a)    The Madley 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 Madley neighbourhood development plan following the legal requirements of a positive referendum result on the 6 May 2021 and compliance with the European obligations and Human Rights conventions, as referred to in this report

 

Wards Affected: Stoney Street;

Contact: Samantha Banks, Neighbourhood Planning Manager Email: sbanks@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432261576.

Publication date: 07/06/2021

Date of decision: 07/06/2021

Effective from: 12/06/2021

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