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Overton Neighbourhood Plan

Overton Neighbourhood Plan 2016-2029 was 'made' at Full Council on 21 July 2016. The Plan now forms part of the Development Plan for the parish and will be used to guide planning decisions in Overton. Below are the final versions of:

PDF document Overton Neighbourhood Plan 2016-2029(PDF) [2 Mb]

PDF document Decision Statement(PDF) [148 kb]

PDF document SEA Adoption Statement(PDF) [255 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 and Overton Library at their normal opening times.

Referendum results

The referendum for the Overton Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 23 June 2016. There was a turnout of 71%. The results of the poll included: 1293 votes in favour (53%) and 1149 votes against (47%). 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 Overton.

PDF document Declaration of Result - Overton Neighbourhood Area(PDF) [268 kb]

Referendum

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

PDF document The Draft Overton Neighbourhood Plan (as modified in response to Examiners recommendations)(PDF) [6 Mb]

PDF document The Independent Examiner's Report(PDF) [258 kb]

PDF document Information Statement(PDF) [1019 kb]

PDF document Summary of representations submitted to the independent examiner(PDF) [448 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)

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

PDF document Notice of Referendum(PDF) [193 kb]

Leaflets have been published by the 'Vote No to Overton Neighbourhood Plan Group' and the ‘Yes for Overton’ campaign group in relation to the referendum. In accordance with section 5 (3) (b) of the Neighbourhood Planning (Referendum) Regulations 2012 the borough council has published the following factual update documents in relation to both the Vote No to Overton Neighbourhood Plan Group and Yes for Overton leaflets:

PDF document Vote No to Overton Neighbourhood Plan Group leaflet(PDF) [342 kb]

PDF document Vote No to Overton Neighbourhood Plan: Reality Check leaflet(PDF) [240 kb]

PDF document Yes for Overton leaflet(PDF) [298 kb]

PDF document Public Notice(PDF) [55 kb]

The Referendum was held on Thursday 23 June 2016 between 7am and 10pm. Notice of the Referendum can be found above. The question asked in the referendum was:

Do you want Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Overton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

Publication (Regulation 16)

The ONP was published for consultation on 18 September 2015 for a period of six weeks. The consultation documents consisted of:

PDF document Neighbourhood Plan submission(PDF) [6 Mb]

PDF document Sustainability Appraisal Report(PDF) [4 Mb]

PDF document The Process of Housing Site Assessment(PDF) [905 kb]

PDF document Consultation Statement(PDF) [2 Mb]

PDF document Basic Conditions Statement(PDF) [531 kb]

PDF document Equality Impact Assessment(PDF) [351 kb]

Word document Representation form(DOCX) [397 kb]

PDF document Guidance note(PDF) [74 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 Overton Neighbourhood Plan compliance letter(PDF) [83 kb]

PDF document BDBC Overton Neighbourhood Plan compliance checklist(PDF) [115 kb]

Pre-submission (Regulation 14)

Consultation on the Pre-Submission ONP took place from 16 February to 31 March 2015. Visit the Overton Parish Council website for more information.

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 Overton Neighbourhood Plan SEA and HRA Screening Report(PDF) [2 Mb]

PDF document Overton Neighbourhood Plan SEA and HRA Screening Decision Notice(PDF) [174 kb]

Neighbourhood Plan Area designation

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

PDF document Overton Neighbourhood Area map(PDF) [4 Mb]

PDF document Overton Neighbourhood Area application(PDF) [211 kb]

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