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Neighbourhood Planning

Approved Neighbourhood Areas

We have created a composite map of the district displaying all the approved Neighbourhood Areas and ‘made’ Neighbourhood Plans. This is correct at the date shown on the map and will be updated when changes of status are made to Neighbourhood Areas. View a map all the approved Neighbourhood Areas and ‘made’ Neighbourhood Plans in the district (PDF, 428KB).

The following Neighbourhood Areas have been approved:

Arnesby Neighbourhood Area

Arnesby Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Arnesby Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on  3 August 2016 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 4 August 2016. View a map identifying the designated Arnesby Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 782KB).

Burton Overy Neighbourhood Area

Burton Overy Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Burton Overy Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on  27 July 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 31 July 2015. View a map identifying the designated Burton Overy Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 6.2MB).

East Langton Neighbourhood Area

East Langton Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the East Langton Neighbourhood Area. The application was publicised for a six week period ending on 4 October 2013 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 9 October 2013. View a map identifying the Neighbourhood Area (JPG, 1.67MB).

Fleckney Neighbourhood Area

Fleckney Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Fleckney Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on 7 March 2016 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 24 March 2016.

View a map identifying the designated Fleckney Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 883KB).

Foxton Neighbourhood Area

Foxton Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Foxton Neighbourhood Area. The application was publicised during July/August 2012 and was approved by Executive on 29 October 2012. Foxton Neighbourhood Plan was submitted for Examination on 6 June 2016 and underwent the regulation 16 consultation between 4 July 2016 and 15 August 2016. A Neighbourhood Plan Examiner was appointed at the end of September 2016 and the examination report is expected by end of October 2016.

Foxton Neighbourhood Plan Examination was completed on 18 November 2016, and the Qualifying Body approved the Examiners recommendation for amendments to the Plan on 23 November 2016. The Examiners Report and recommended amendments was reported to Executive in 5 December 2016, and approval was given to proceed to Referendum.

Read the Foxton Neighbourhood Development Plan Basic Conditions Statement (PDF, 116KB).

The referendum date has been confirmed as 26 January 2017, and in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 the following documents are now made available

The draft Foxton Neighbourhood Plan documents comprise:

The Foxton Neighbourhood Plan Evidence base can be found on the Foxton Neighbourhood Plan website.

Gilmorton Neighbourhood Area

Gilmorton Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Gilmorton Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on  7 March 2016 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 22 March 2016. View a map identifying the designated Gilmorton Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 978KB).

Great Bowden Neighbourhood Area

Great Bowden Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Great Bowden Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a 6 week period ending on 27 November 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 5 December 2015.

View the submitted Great Bowden Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 12.4MB).

Great Easton Neighbourhood Area

Great Easton Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of Great Easton Neighbourhood Area on 14 October 2014. The application was advertised for a 6 week period ending on 22 December 2014.

View a map identifying the Great Easton Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 936KB).

The Local Planning Authority (LPA) have now considered the Neighbourhood Area and the representations received during the 6 week advertisement. In determining the application, the LPA must consider:

  • How desirable it is to designate the whole of the parish area as a neighbourhood area
  • How desirable it is to maintain the existing boundaries of areas already designated as neighbourhood areas (as areas designated as neighbourhood areas must not overlap)
  • Whether they should designate the area as a business area

Decision for Great Easton

It is the decision of the LPA to refuse to designate the Neighbourhood Area as submitted; however approval has been given for a boundary amendment which is supported by Bringhurst Parish Council, Great Easton Parish Council and the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services and shown red edged on the plan Great Easton Neighbourhood Area – Amended Jan 2015. 

View the Great Easton Neighbourhood Area as amended January 2015 (PDF, 970KB).

If the LPA refuses the application for a neighbourhood area then, to comply with Regulation 7 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012, it must publicise on its website:

The decision statement and amended plan for Great Easton are available on our website and can be viewed at The Symington Building during office hours.

Great Glen Neighbourhood Area

Great Glen Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Great Glen Neighbourhood Area. The application was publicised for a six week period ending on 25 April 2014 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 4 June 2014. View a map identifying the designated Great Glen Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 167KB).

View the Great Glen Neighbourhood Plan documents.

The Regulation 16 consultation for the Great Glen Neighbourhood Plan took place between 24 August 2016 and 5 October 2016. The Qualifying Body is currently considering a representation from Historic England regarding the requirement for a Strategic Environmental Assessment after a screening report in September 2016.

View Great Glen Neighbourhood Plan evidence base on the Great Glen Parish Council website.

High Leicestershire Neighbourhood Area

Tilton on the Hill and Halstead Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the High Leicestershire Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on 9 November 2016 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 16 November 2016. View a map identifying the High Leicestershire Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 634KB).

Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Area

Houghton on the Hill Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on 28 July 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 31 July 2015. View a map identifying the designated Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 1MB).

Hungarton Neighbourhood Area

Hungarton Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Hungarton Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a 6 week period ending on 17 July 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 21 July 2015. View a map identifying the designated Hungarton Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 102KB).

Kibworth Harcourt and Kibworth Beauchamp (The Kibworths) Neighbourhood Area

Kibworth Beauchamp Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of The Kibworths Neighbourhood Area on 7 November 2014. The application was advertised for a 6 week period ending on 1 January 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 16 January 2015. View a map identifying the designated Kibworth and Kibworth Beauchamp Neighbourhood Area(PDF, 1.25MB).

Lubenham Neighbourhood Area

Lubenham Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Lubenham Neighbourhood Area. The application was publicised during Sept/Oct 2012 and was approved by on 10 June 2013. This Neighbourhood Area is subject to an Agreed Division of Responsibility (PDF, 317KB). View a map of the Lubenham Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 78KB).

Medbourne Neighbourhood Area

Medbourne Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Medbourne Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a 6 week period ending on 13 April 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 16 April 2015. View a map identifying the designated Medbourne Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 3.5MB).

North Kilworth Neighbourhood Area

North Kilworth Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the North Kilworth Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on  27 January 2014 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 29 January 2014. View a map identifying the designated North Kilworth Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 719KB).

North Kilworth Neighbourhood Plan was submitted for examination on 10 October 2016 and is undergoing the Regulation 16 consultation between 10 November 2016 and 22 December 2016. A Neighbourhood Plan Examiner will be appointed by Harborough District Council and the examination is expected to commence in early 2017. View the North Kilworth Neighbourhood Area application documents. View the North Kilworth Neighbourhood Plan Evidence base.

Saddington Parish Neighbourhood Area

Saddington Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Saddington Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on  1 July 2016 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 18 July 2016. View a map identifying the designated Saddington Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 165KB)

Scraptoft Neighbourhood Area

Scraptoft Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Scraptoft Neighbourhood Area. The application was publicised during July/August 2012 and was approved by Executive on 29 October 2012. View a map identifying the designated Scraptoft Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 765KB).

Shearsby Neighbourhood Area

Shearsby Parish Coucnil, as the relevant body, applied for designation of the Shearsby Neighbourhood Area on 12 November 2014.The aplicaiton was advertised for a 6 week period ending on 5 January 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 16 January 2015. View a map identifying the designated Shearsby Neighbourhood Area(PDF, 199KB).

South Kilworth Neighbourhood Area

South Kilworth Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the South Kilworth Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on  18 March 2016 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 22 March 2016. View a map identifying the designated South Kilworth Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 8.5MB).

Swinford Neighbourhood Area

Swinford Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Swinford Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on 27th April 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 6th May 2015.

View the submitted Swinford Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 6.13MB).

Thurnby and Bushby Neighbourhood Area

Thurnby and Bushby Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Thurnby and Bushby Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on 18 March 2016 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 22 March 2016. View a map identifying the designated Thurnby and Bushby Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 12.4MB).

Tur Langton Neighbourhood Area

Tur Langton Parish Council, as the relevant body, applied for the designation of the Tur Langton Neighbourhood Area. The application was published for a six week period ending on 27th April 2015 and was approved by the Portfolio Holder for Planning Services on 6th May 2015.

View the submitted Tur Langton Neighbourhood Area (PDF, 2.1MB)