Neighbourhood Plan Timetable

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Neighbourhood Plan Timetable

It takes several years to prepare and publish a Neighbourhood Plan. The table below is a summary of key dates, with activities achieved so far in black and coloured dates for activities to be completed over the next two years or so.

Neighbourhood Plan Activity

Start Month

End Month

Responsibility

Scoping aims for neighbourhood area/forum application Nov 2012 Apr 2013 WBNPSG
Submission of neighbourhood area application May 2013 May 2013 WBNPSG
Publicity for neighbourhood area application May 2013 Jun 2013 CBC
Determination of neighbourhood area application Jun 2013 Aug 2013 CBC
Publicity for the designation of a neighbourhood area Aug 2013 Aug 2013 CBC
Preparation of the Neighbourhood Development Plan: community engagement Apr 2013 Jun 2015 WBNPSG
Preparation of the Neighbourhood Development Plan: evidence gathering Apr 2013 Oct 2015 WBNPSG
Preparation of the Neighbourhood Development Plan: first draft Sept 2015 June 2016 WBNPSG
Preparation of the Neighbourhood Plan: appraisals & Spatial Options consultation July 2016 Dec 2016 WBNPSG
Preparation of the Neighbourhood Development Plan: final draft Jan 2017 June 2017 WBNPSG
Regulation 14 Consultation June 2018 July 2018 WBNPSG
Submission of Neighbourhood Plan to Colchester Borough Council Sept 2018 Dec 2018 WBNPSG
Statutory consultation, Examination in Public and Referendum Jan 2019 Autumn 2019 CBC

Notation:

  • WBNPSG – West Bergholt Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
  • CBC – Colchester Borough Council