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Broughton Parish Council submitted a revised (October 2017) draft of the Broughton Neighbourhood Plan to the City Council, on 30 October 2017.
Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) has now closed. Further information on the plan will be made available in the New Year.
The October 2017 Draft Neighbourhood Plan and all associated documents included:
These documents are available to download in the documents section on this page. Hard copies are also available upon request during normal office hours at Preston Town Hall.
Broughton in Amounderness Parish Neighbourhood Area was designated as a Neighbourhood Area by the City Council on 17 March 2016.
The March 2017 Draft of the Broughton Neighbourhood Plan was received by Preston City Council (by the Qualifying Body, Broughton Parish Council) on 14 March 2017. Preston City Council consulted on the application for 6 weeks, as required under Regulation 16 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) and this consultation period closed in June 2017.
The City Council submitted the March 2017 draft plan and all associated documents (including all consultation responses received) for independent examination.
In September 2017 the Examiner submitted a report to the City Council, concluding that the plan could not proceed to referendum without amendment, as it failed to meet the basic conditions that are required to be met in order to proceed to referendum.
The City Council subsequently refused the March 2017 Draft Neighbourhood Plan, in accordance with the independent examiner’s recommendations.
Further information and background documents may be found on the Broughton Parish Council website.
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