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Milland Neighbourhood Plan

Milland Neighbourhood Plan

Milland Parish Council has prepared a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) for Milland.  Further details of the NDP preparation are available on the Milland Parish Council website.

The following stages and documents have been completed.

Statutory stage Further information & documents
Plan ‘made’
The Milland NDP – i.e., the Submission Plan incorporating the Examiner’s modifications and all modifications as per the Decision Statement – complies with the legal requirements and basic conditions set out in the Localism Act 2011 and, as a result of the SDNPA resolution on 09 June 2016, has been made.

The made Milland NDP is a part of the Development Plan for the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) area as defined by the Neighbourhood Area Designation by the SDNPA on 13 June 2013.

The made Kirdford NDP can be viewed at the following locations:

  • South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DH.
  • Milland Stores, Iping Road, Milland, GU30 7NA.

A referendum was held on the Milland NDP on 05 May 2016.  Further information on the referendum is available on the Chichester District Council website.

There was a 33.8% turnout, with the following results:

  • Yes = 89.2% (198 votes)
  • No = 10.8% (24 votes)
Decision Statement The SDNPA agreed the Decision Statement for the Milland NDP on 21 March 2016.  This sets out the modifications that will be made to the plan in response to the Examiner’s modifications.

The Milland NDP has been modified accordingly and will proceed to referendum on Thursday 05 May 2016.

  • Milland NDP Referendum Version.
Independent Examination The SDNPA appointed Mr John Slater as Independent Examiner of the Milland NDP.  The Examiner published their final report in February 2016.

As part of the examination of the Milland NDP, the Examiner raised a number of questions for the SDNPA and Milland Parish Council (MPC):

Regulation 16 – Submission consultation The SDNPA published the submitted Milland NDP for consultation between 02 October and 13 November 2015.  The following documents were submitted for consultation:

The SDNPA made the following representation on the Milland NDP during the consultation period:

A summary of the other representations received from the Reg16 submission consultation on the Milland NDP can be found here:

Submission Milland Parish Council (MPC) submitted the Milland NDP and accompanying documents to the SDNPA on 21 September 2015.  The following submission checklist has been completed by the SDNPA.

Regulation 14 – Pre-submission consultation Milland Parish Council (MPC) undertook a pre-submission consultation on the Draft Milland Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) between 30 April and 04 June 2015.

Designated Neighbourhood Area The SDNPA designated the Milland Neighbourhood Area on 13 June 2013 following an application from Milland Parish Council. 

Proposed Neighbourhood Area A consultation on an application to designate the Milland Neighbourhood Area was held from 18 April to 06 June 2013.


For further information please contact neighbourhood@southdowns.gov.uk

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