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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.

 

January 2019 - 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 - August 2021

PRE-SUBMISSION CONSULTATION

  • Consultation on the plan

  • Analysis of responses

  • Amend plan.

September 2021 - March 2022

SUBMIT PLAN

  • Submit Plan to High Peak Borough Council

  • Publicity and consultation by High Peak Borough Council.

March 2022 - August 2022

EXAMINATION AND DECISION

  • Plan is scrutinised by an appointed Examiner

  • High Peak Borough Council Committee approval is sought.

September 2022 - October 2022

REFERENDUM

  • Referendum takes place.

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