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Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan

Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan 2011 – 2029 was ‘made’ at Full Council on 26 May 2016. The Plan now forms part of the Development Plan for the parish and will be used to guide planning decisions in Oakley and Deane. Below are the final versions of:

PDF document Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan 2011 - 2029(PDF) [4 Mb]

PDF document Decision Statement(PDF) [78 kb]

PDF document SEA Adoption Statement(PDF) [262 kb]

Hard copies of these documents can be viewed at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Offices between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday and at Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place, Basingstoke between 8.30am and 6.30pm Mondays to Fridays.

The allocated housing sites and other designations associated with the ‘made’ Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan are defined on the Policies Map - Inset Map 7.

PDF document Policies map - inset map 7(PDF) [4 Mb]

Referendum results

The referendum for the Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 17 March 2016. There was a turnout of 43.4%. The results of the poll included: 1801 votes in favour (94.89%) and 97 votes against (5.11%). More than 50% of those voting in the referendum voted ‘yes’ and therefore the neighbourhood plan has become part of the statutory development plan for the parish of Oakley and Deane.

Declaration of Result of Poll - Oakley and Deane

Referendum

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council agreed to proceed to a referendum on the draft Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan (ODNP) on 3 February 2016. As required by the Neighbourhood Planning (General) regulations, a Decision Statement has been published which can be found below.

PDF document Decision Statement(PDF) [370 kb]

In accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (Referendum) Regulations (2012) the council has published an Information Statement which sets out information relating to the referendum and also the following specified documents:

PDF document Draft Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan (as modified)(PDF) [9 Mb]

PDF document Independent Examiner's Report(PDF) [296 kb]

PDF document Information Statement(PDF) [347 kb]

PDF document Summary of representations submitted to the independent examiner(PDF) [462 kb]

PDF document Statement (the Decision Statement) that the local planning authority is satisfied that draft plan meets the basic conditions and complies with the provisions made by or under sections 38A and 38B of the 2004 Act(PDF) [370 kb]

PDF document Statement setting out general information on town and country planning, neighbourhood planning and the referendum(PDF) [205 kb]

The Referendum was held on Thursday 17 March 2016 between 7am and 10pm. Notice of the Referendum can be found above. The question asked in the referendum will be:

"Do you want Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Oakley and Deane to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The referendum area is identified on the map which is included with the information statement. The referendum area is identical to the area which has been designated as the Neighbourhood Plan area for Oakley and Deane.

The referendum was conducted based in accordance with procedures similar to those used at local government elections.

PDF document Notice of Referendum(PDF) [189 kb]

Examiner's Report

The council received the independent examiner's report for the Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan (ODNP) on 7 December 2015.

The examiner recommended that, subject to a number of proposed modifications, the Plan should proceed to referendum. The examiner also recommended that the area for the referendum be based on the designated Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Area as approved by the council in July 2013.

PDF document Independent Examiner's Report(PDF) [292 kb]

Publication (Regulation 16)

The ODNP was published for consultation on 17 August 2015 for a period of seven weeks. The consultation documents consisted of:

PDF document The Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan(PDF) [3 Mb]

PDF document Oakley and Deane Sustainability Appraisal(PDF) [3 Mb]

PDF document Oakley and Deane Consultation Statement(PDF) [439 kb]

PDF document Oakley and Deane Basic Conditions Statement (which includes an equalities impact assessment)(PDF) [441 kb]

Word document Oakley and Deane Representation form(DOCX) [396 kb]

PDF document Oakley and Deane guidance note on the consultation(PDF) [72 kb]

PDF document Oakley and Deane Public Notice(PDF) [55 kb]

Representations on this consultation can be viewed upon request. If you would like to view any particular representations for this consultation, please contact the Planning Policy team by emailing Local.Plan@basingstoke.gov.uk. All the representations made and the submission plan have been issued to the appointed independent Neighbourhood Plan Examiner.

In addition, the plan was subject to a compliance check to ensure it complies with the relevant legislation. The borough council's decision and completed checklist can be found here:

PDF document BDBC Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan compliance checklist letter(PDF) [150 kb]

PDF document BDBC Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan compliance checklist(PDF) [316 kb]

Pre-submission (Regulation 14)

Consultation on the Pre-Submission ODNP took place from 1 March to 18 April 2015. Visit the Oakley and Deane Parish Council website.

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 is available to view below:

PDF document Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan SEA and HRA Screening Report(PDF) [2 Mb]

PDF document Oakley and Deane Neighbourhood Plan SEA and HRA Screening Decision Notice(PDF) [152 kb]

You can view copies of the documents associated with the area designation below:

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