Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan
The Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan 2011-2029 was 'made' at Full Council on 22 March 2018. The Plan forms part of the Development Plan for the parish and will be used to guide planning decisions in Sherfield on Loddon. A copy of the final version of the Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan and Decision Statement can be viewed below:
Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan (final version)(PDF)
Decision Statement(PDF) [189 kb]
SEA and HRA Decision Notice(PDF) [127 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 Chineham Library during their normal opening times.
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The Referendum on the Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan was held on Tuesday 20 February 2018. A total of 93% of the voters on the day said 'Yes' to the Neighbourhood Plan. Find out further information on the results of the Referendum.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council agreed to proceed to a referendum on the draft Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan on 16 December 2017. As required by the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations, a Decision Statement has been published which can be found below.
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:
Information Statement(PDF) [905 kb]
Draft Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan (as modified)(PDF) [5 Mb]
Annex A - Full Household Questionnaire(PDF) [4 Mb]
Annex B - Housing Need Report(PDF) [3 Mb]
Annex C - Character Assessment(PDF) [5 Mb]
Annex D - Road Safety and Traffic Issues(PDF) [4 Mb]
Annex E - Strategic Views, Green Spaces and Natural Environment Regulations(PDF) [5 Mb]
Annex F - Basic Conditions Statement(PDF) [2 Mb]
Annex G - Consultation Events and Survey Results(PDF) [3 Mb]
Annex H - SEA Screening Report(PDF) [2 Mb]
Annex I - Table of Regulation 14 Comments and Responses(PDF) [2 Mb]
Consultation Statement(PDF) [618 kb]
Independent Examiner's report(PDF) [400 kb]
Summary of representations submitted to the independent examiner(PDF) [584 kb]
Statement (the Sherfield on Loddon Decision Statement) that the local planning authority is satisfied that the draft plan meets the basic conditions and complies with the provisions made by or under sections 38A and 38B of the 2004 Act(PDF) [477 kb]
General information statement on town and country planning, neighbourhood planning and the referendum(PDF) [190 kb]
The question asked in the referendum was:
"Do you want Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Sherfield on Loddon to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"
The council received the independent examiners report for the Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan (NP) on 14 November 2017. The examiner recommended that, subject to a number of proposed modifications, the Plan should proceed to referendum.
The Independent Examination was conducted by Janet Cheesley of Chec Planning Ltd. She was appointed by the borough council, in agreement with Sherfield on Loddon Parish Council, having been referred to the council by the Neighbourhood Planning Independent Examiner Referral Service (NPIERS).
Independent Examiner's report(PDF) [398 kb]
Publication (Regulation 16)
The Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan (SOL NP) was submitted to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (BDBC) on 10 August 2017. 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 Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan compliance checklist letter(PDF) [140 kb]
BDBC Sherfield on Loddon Plan compliance checklist(PDF) [314 kb]
The submission Sherfield on Loddon NP was consulted upon from Monday 4 September to Monday 16 October 2017. The following documents were available to view:
The submission Sherfield on Loddon NP(PDF) [4 Mb]
Appendices A to I as listed above
Consultation Statement(PDF) [634 kb]
Basic Conditions Statement(PDF) [2 Mb]
Representation form(DOCX) [389 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.
Pre-submission (Regulation 14)
Consultation on the Pre-Submission Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan took place from 3 April 2017 to 22 May 2017. For more information please visit the Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan website.
Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Assessment
The borough council has undertaken screening for Strategic Environment Assessment (SEA) and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA). The results of the screening report and the decision notice is available to view below:
Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan SEA and HRA Screening Report(PDF) [2 Mb]
Sherfield on Loddon Neighbourhood Plan SEA and HRA Decision Notice(PDF) [127 kb]
Neighbourhood Plan Area designation
The parish of Sherfield on Loddon was designated for the purposes of neighbourhood planning on 22 March 2013. The neighbourhood area was then amended on 10 August 2015 to remove the Sherfield Park development. View copies of the documents associated with the amended area designation below:
Sherfield on Loddon Amended Neighbourhood Area map(PDF) [2 Mb]
Sherfield on Loddon Amended Neighbourhood Area application(PDF) [785 kb]