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TIMELINE

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.

 

August 2018 - July 2020

PLAN PREPARATION
STATUS: COMPLETE

  • Community engagement

  • 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 - July 2022

PRE-SUBMISSION CONSULTATION

  • Consultation on the plan

  • Analysis of responses

  • Amend plan.

August 2022 - December 2022

SUBMIT PLAN

  • Submit Plan to High Peak Borough Council

  • Publicity and consultation by High Peak Borough Council.

December 2022 - January 2023

EXAMINATION AND DECISION

  • Plan is scrutinised by an appointed Examiner

  • High Peak Borough Council Committee approval is sought.

February 2023 - March 2023

REFERENDUM

  • Referendum takes place.

  • Plan "made" if a majority votes for it.