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Stedham with Iping Neighbourhood Plan

Stedham with Iping Neighbourhood Plan

Stedham with Iping Parish Council are preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan for Stedham with Iping.

Details of the neighbourhood plan preparation process are available at the Stedham with Iping Parish Council website.

The following stages and documents have been produced so far:

Statutory stage Further information & documents
Plan made (adopted) The Stedham with Iping NDP (Submission Plan incorporating the Examiner’s modifications and all modifications as per the SDNPA Decision Statement) complies with the legal requirements and basic conditions set out in the Localism Act 2011 and as a result of the SDNPA Planning Committee resolution (Agenda Item 11) on 10 June 2021 has been made.

The Stedham with Iping NDP is a part of the Development Plan of the SDNPA Local Planning Authority area as defined by the Neighbourhood Area Designation by the SDNPA on 1 August 2017.

The made Stedham with Iping NDP can be viewed at the following location:

South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, GU29 9DH

Referendum

On Thursday 6 May 2021 a referendum took place on a neighbourhood development plan in the Parish of Stedham with Iping.

The results are as follows:

Turnout: 44%
Yes: 269 (88%)
No: 34 (11%)

Rejected Ballot Papers: 3 (1%)

The Referendum version of the Neighbourhood Development Plan is below:

Decision on a Plan Proposal On the 16 January 2020 the SDNPA Planning Committee agreed the Decision Statement for the Stedham with Iping NDP. This sets out the modifications that will be made to the Neighbourhood Plan in response to the Examiner’s recommendations.

The Stedham with Iping NDP will be modified accordingly and will proceed to referendum on 6 May 2021, subject to any changes in the Covid-19 guidance from the Government.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Stedham with Iping NDP referendum in May 2020 was cancelled and the vote postponed in accordance with Government guidance

Independent Examination (Examiner’s Report)

The Examiner has issued his final report, which the SDNPA will consider. A “Decision Statement” will be prepared setting out the actions to be taken in response to the recommendations of the Examiner. The Decision Statement will be presented to the SDNPA Planning Committee on 16 January 2020.

Stedham with Iping NDP – Examiner’s Report

Independent Examination

The SDNPA appointed Nigel McGurk MRTPI as Independent Examiner of the Stedham with Iping NDP. The Examiner will assess whether the Stedham with Iping NDP meets certain legal requirements, known as ‘basic conditions’ and will consider the representations made on the Stedham with Iping NDP.

The following letter from the Examiner asks a series of questions where it would be helpful to have some further clarification.

Examiner’s Clarification Letter

Stedham with Iping Parish Council’s Response to Examiner’s Clarification Letter

Stedham with Iping Parish Council’s Response to Examiner’s Clarification Letter – Q2 Addtional Material (1)

Stedham with Iping Parish Council’s Response to Examiner’s Clarification Letter – Q2 Additional Material (2)

Stedham with Iping Parish Council’s Response to Examiner’s Clarification Letter – Q6 Additional Material

The representations received during the Submission consultation (Regulation 16) are set out below.

Publicising the Plan proposal

A consultation on the submitted Stedham with Iping NDP was carried out between Friday 30 November 2018 and Friday 1 February 2019.

The following documents were submitted for consultation:

Background documents supporting the Neighbourhood Plan are available to view at the Stedham with Iping Parish Council website.

 

The SDNPA undertook the following checks on the Stedham with Iping NDP submission documents:

The SDNPA made the following representation on Stedham with Iping NDP – Submission version:

Pre-submission consultation on the plan Stedham with Iping Parish Council is carrying out a Pre- Submission (Regulation 14) Neighbourhood Plan consultation from Thursday 5th April 2018 until midnight on 17th May  2018.

Background documents supporting the Neighbourhood Plan are available to view at the Stedham with Iping Parish Council website.

The SDNPA made the following representation on the Stedham with Iping NDP – Pre-Submission version:

Neighbourhood Area designated Following a request from Stedham with Iping Parish Council, the SDNPA designated the Stedham with Iping Neighbourhood Area on 1 August 2017.

 

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

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