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 - July 2020
Appraisal of options
Development of policies and proposals.
July 2020 - May 2021
DRAFTING THE PLAN
STATUS: IN PROGESS
Writing the draft plan
Engagement with Whaley Bridge, Town Council, High Peak Borough Council and Peak District National Park Authority.
June 2021 - April 2022
Consultation on the plan
Analysis of responses
April 2022 - August 2022
Submit Plan to High Peak Borough Council
Publicity and consultation by High Peak Borough Council.
August 2022 - October 2022
EXAMINATION AND DECISION
Plan is scrutinised by an appointed Examiner
High Peak Borough Council Committee approval is sought.
October 2022 - November 2022
Referendum takes place.
Plan "made" if a majority votes for it.