Decision details

Arborfield and Barkham Neighbourhood Plan

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider the changes recommended by the Independent Examiner and to progress the plan to a public vote through a referendum

Decision:

That:

 

1)         the report of the Independent Examination into the Arborfield and

Barkham Neighbourhood Plan be accepted and that the modifications recommended by the Independent Examiner be made to the plan prior to a local referendum being held; and

 

2)        it be agreed that the referendum version of the Arborfield and Barkham Neighbourhood Plan, as modified in accordance with the recommendations following Independent Examination, meets the basic conditions and complies with the provisions of Paragraph 8 (1) (a) (2) of Schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (inserted by the Localism Act 2011).  A statement to that effect will be published on the Council’s website as well as the ‘Referendum Version’ of the Plan; and

 

3)        a local referendum be organised and conducted on 6 February 2020 in the Arborfield and Barkham Neighbourhood area. This will allow all eligible persons that are registered on the electoral roll within the two parishes, to vote on whether the Arborfield and Barkham Neighbourhood Plan should be used by Wokingham Borough Council to help it determine planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area.

Wards Affected: Arborfield; Barkham;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1100

Consultees

Draft Decision Notice
Examination Report

Contact: James McCabe Email: james.mccabe@wokingham.gov.uk Tel: 0118 908 8333.

Report author: James McCabe

Publication date: 28/11/2019

Date of decision: 28/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 28/11/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 07/12/2019

Current call-in Count: 0

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