Burghclere Neighbourhood Plan
Ms Janet Cheesley has been appointed to carry out an independent examination of the Burghclere Neighbourhood Plan. The examination will commence on 3 February 2020.
During the examination any correspondence between the council and the examiner relevant to the examinations will be placed on the council’s website. This correspondence will be available below.
The examiner may also correspond with the parish council during the examination on matters of clarification. This correspondence will be uploaded by the parish council on the neighbourhood plan website and can be found below.
Publication (Regulation 16)
The Burghclere Neighbourhood Plan (BNP) was published for consultation by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (BDBC) on 6 December 2019 for a period of seven weeks. Consultation closed on 24 January 2020. The consultation documents consisted of:
- Submission Burghclere NP;
- Consultation Statement;
- Basic Conditions Statement;
- Strategic Environmental Assessment;
- Representation Form and Guidance Note on the consultation and
- Public notice.
An evidence base document regarding the site assessment process has also been produced and can be viewed below.
Representations from the Burghclere Neighbourhood Plan consultation are available to view on the consultation portal by visiting http://basingstoke-consult.limehouse.co.uk/portal
All the representations made and the submission plan have been issued to the appointed independent Neighbourhood Plan Examiner.
In addition, the plan has been subject to a compliance check to ensure it accords with the relevant legislation. The borough council’s decision and completed checklist can be viewed below:
- BDBC Burghclere Neighbourhood Plan compliance checklist letter
- BDBC Burghclere Neighbourhood Plan compliance checklist
What happens next?
The examiner will consider whether the plan meets the Basic Conditions or whether any changes need to be made. The examiner will recommend if the plan should proceed to referendum.
Details of the examination timetable and procedure will be published when available.
Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Assessment
The borough council has undertaken screening for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA). The results of the screening report and the decision notice are available to view below:
The Burghclere Neighbourhood Plan Area was approved on the 26 February 2018. Information associated with the Neighbourhood Area designation can be found below: