We have allowed our rather ambitious timetable to slip somewhat. This is mainly to allow for further Public Consultations and discussions with Stakeholders. In any case we feel we are making very good progress and it is more important to do the job properly than anything else.
The New Timetable (under revision - Aug ‘18)
NP Timetable for Process to Making the Neighbourhood Plan. DRAFT 4Draft amended by DOP Group on 2 May, amended in light of comments from Tim Spurway and agreed at NPSG on 9 May.May 2017 - Basic format and design of Plan decided.RecommendationfromDOPGroupthatissuesbeaddressedthroughLand Use or Community Action.DraftthePoliciesandCommunityActionsafterre-checkingonconformity with Local Plan (LP).DiscussionofaboveatNPSGon9MayandconsiderdateofPublic ConsultationwithDOPrecommendationthatitbepostponedto September/October.Submission of draft Chapters to TS by end May (or earlier).FirstcommentsfromTS/CR(ClaireRodway)includingadviceonwhether SEA or HRA required. June - Compile and proof read Draft NP.Present draft NP to NPSG (22 June). EDDC6-weekconsultationwithStatutoryBodies(EnvironmentAgency; Natural England; Historic England).July - Prepare basic condition statement and consultation statement.Arrange ‘Health Check’ by experienced Inspector. Prepare for formal (Regulation 14) 6-week Pre-submission Consultation.August - Organise Ocean Public Event for late September/early October.2018September - Pre-submission Consultation (6 weeks)Amend draft NP in response to PSC comments and gain ETC endorsement.Completeandfinaliseconsultationstatementandbasiccondition statement.Conduct public consultation, including Ocean event.October - Organise PSC publicity and communications EDDC general comments considered.November - Amend draft NP in response to public consultation. Health Check conducted (2 weeks). December/March - NP formally submitted to EDDC with supporting documentationEDDC reviews NP and, if ok, publishes for consultationEDDC appoints Independent Examiner for report (2 weeks)ETC decides whether to accept modifications and publicises. February 2019 - EDDC organises referendum on NP. Date set for March 21st