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 - Sept 2019
Appraisal of options
Development of policies and proposals
October - Dec 2019
DRAFTING THE PLAN
Writing the draft plan
Engagement with Whaley Bridge, Town Council, High Peak Borough Council and Peak District National Park Authority
January - May 2020
Consultation on the plan
Analysis of responses
Submit Plan to High Peak Borough Council
Publicity and consultation by High Peak Borough Council
August 2020 - April 2021
EXAMINATION AND DECISION
Plan is scrutinised by an appointed Examiner
HIgh Peak Borough Council Committee approval is sought.
April - May 2021
Referendum takes place.
Plan "made" if a majority votes for it.