Neighbourhood Plan Preparation
Our Neighbourhood Plan needs to go through different stages to make sure it meets legal requirements and reflects the community's vision. These steps and the draft timeline are below.
January 2019 - June 2020
Appraisal of options
Development of policies and proposals.
July 2020 - September 2020
DRAFTING THE PLAN
Writing the draft plan
Engagement with Whaley Bridge, Town Council, High Peak Borough Council and Peak District National Park Authority.
September 2020 - March 2021
Consultation on the plan
Analysis of responses
April 2021 - November 2021
Submit Plan to High Peak Borough Council
Publicity and consultation by High Peak Borough Council.
November 2021 - January 2022
EXAMINATION AND DECISION
Plan is scrutinised by an appointed Examiner
High Peak Borough Council Committee approval is sought.
January 2022 - February 2022
Referendum takes place.
Plan "made" if a majority votes for it.