Referendum Day is Thursday 24th November 2016.
More information to follow.
The emerging Neighbourhood Development Plan went to the Independent Examiner at the beginning of August 2016 and Charnwood Borough Council and subsequently received it back with recommendations for a few amendments. The Parish Council need to approve the amended version at at the Parish Council meeting on 15th September 2016 being held at Cropston Evangelical Church on Station Road, Cropston. Once the plan is approved, Charnwood Borough Council will start preparing for the Referendum.
The Charnwood Borough Council's Consultation period of 6 weeks ended on Wednesday 27th July 2016 at 5pm. The Neighbourhood Plan and associated documents are being sent to the Independent Examiner appointed who will formally start the examination w/c 1st August 2016. This should take approximately one week. Any recommendations he makes will be put forward to the Steering Group will be discussed and acted upon accordingly. Following this, it will go to referendum.
Charnwood Borough Council has considered the Thurcaston & Cropston Neighbourhood Plan against the statutory requirements set out in paragraph 6 of Schedule 4B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) and is satisfied that these have been met.
As a result, the Plan is now being formally consulted upon for 6 weeks from 9am on Wednesday 15th June 2016 until 5pm on Wednesday 27th July 2016. Any representations made on it will be forwarded to the independent Examiner, prior to the examination of the Thurcaston and Cropston Neighbourhood Plan.
Any comments made on the Neighbourhood Plan and/or supporting documents should be sent to Charnwood Borough Council together with your name and address by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or in writing to:
Charnwood Borough Council
Formal representations should be received by Charnwood Borough Council by no later than 5pm on 27th July 2016 using the contact details above. NOW CLOSED
Where can I see it in full?
The Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documentation can be found by clicking on the links at the bottom of this webpage and available in hard copy for inspection at the following locations:
Parish Council Office, Memorial Hall, Anstey Lane, Thurcaston on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 9.30am - 11.30am week starting Wednesday 15th June 2016 except w/c 18th July when the office will be closed.
Charnwood Borough Council Offices, Southfield Road, Loughborough, Leics. LE11 2TN - open Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5pm and Friday 830am - 4.30pm
What happens next
Following the consultation, the plan will be sent to an Independent Examiner. The Examiner may then: pass the Plan, refuse the Plan, or require amendments to the Plan. If passed, the final Plan will then return to the Parish for a Referendum. If a majority of those voting approve the Plan, it will then become part of the framework within which planning applications will be considered.