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Bury Neighbourhood Plan

Bury Parish Council are preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan for Bury. Further details of the neighbourhood plan preparation are available at the Bury Parish Council website.

The following stages and documents have been completed:

Statutory stage Further information & documents
Independent Examination  The SDNPA has appointed John Slater MRTPI as independent examiner of the Bury NDP.  The Examiner will assess whether the Bury NDP meets certain legal requirements, known as ‘basic conditions’ and will consider the representations made on the Bury NDP.

Publicising the Plan proposal

 The SDNPA has published the submitted Bury NDP for consultation in accordance with Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

The consultation will run from Wednesday 12 July to Wednesday 23 August 2017.

Representations made on the Bury NDP will be considered by an independent examiner who will assess whether the NDP meets certain legal requirements, known as the ‘basic conditions’. This making a representation guidance note  provides further information on the basic conditions and the next steps for the Bury NDP.

The following documents were submitted for consultation:

The following evidence base has been developed by the NDP group:

Hard copies of the Bury  NDP and supporting documents are available to view at:

  • Bury Village Hall, The Street, Bury, RH20 1PA
  • South Downs National Park Authority, South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DH.

Comments on the Bury NDP and supporting documents should be made to the SDNPA at or in writing to:

Neighbourhood Planning
South Downs National Park Authority
South Downs Centre
North Street
GU29 9DH

The SDNPA has undertaken the following checks on the Bury NDP submission documents:

Pre-submission consultation on the plan Bury Parish Council carried out their pre-submission consultation from Saturday 12 November 2016 until midnight Saturday 24 December 2016.

A range of supporting documents were published in support the Bury NDP Pre Submission consultation, you can find these documents at Bury’s NDP webpage.

Designated Neighbourhood Area The SDNPA designated the Bury Neighbourhood Area on 12 December 2015  following an application from Bury Parish Council

Consultation on the proposed Neighbourhood Area A consultation on an application to designate Bury Neighbourhood Area was held from 9 September to 21 October 2015


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