Dunton Bassett Neighbourhood Plan

From: 30/03/2022 To: 11/05/2022.

Dunton Bassett Neighbourhood Plan.

Submission of Neighbourhood Plan

Notice is given that the Dunton Bassett Neighbourhood Plan has been submitted by Dunton Bassett Parish Council to Harborough District Council for examination.

In accordance with the regulations, the following documents have been submitted for examination:

For more information and the Neighbourhood Plan evidence base please visit: 

Making Representations

A six week consultation on the proposed Neighbourhood Plan is now underway running from 30 March to 11 May 2022. Representations on the Plan Proposal are welcome and must be submitted to Harborough District Council on the submission forms provided (eform and print version ) no later than 11 May 2022:

Response forms can be downloaded on these links:

Responses should be submitted as follows:

  • by email to ; or
  • by post to Strategic Planning, Harborough District Council, The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7AG

The submitted documents can be viewed online by selecting the relevant attachments above. Alternatively hard copies of the documents can be inspected at:

  • All Saints, Church Lane, Dunton Bassett, LE17 5JX (10am to 3pm)
  • Broughton Astley Library, Main Street Broughton Astley
  • Lutterworth Library. George Street, Lutterworth
  • Market Harborough Library, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough
  • Concierge, The Symington Building,  Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough , LE16 7LT

(Please note that opening times vary and access may be restricted for social distancing. Please call the venue before travelling)

If you wish to be notified of the Council’s decision on the plan proposal then please state this in your representation.

Harborough District Council will appoint a suitably qualified Examiner to carry out an examination into the Dunton Bassett Neighbourhood Plan. Please note that all representations received during the consultation period will be forwarded to the appointed Examiner and be publicly available.  

In completing the representation form, please be aware that the Examiner will only be testing whether the proposed Neighbourhood Plan meets the basic conditions and other relevant legal requirements. The Examiner will not be testing the soundness of the plan or looking at other material considerations but checking that the plan:  

  • Has regard to national policy and advice contained in guidance issued by the Secretary of State;
  • Contributes to the achievement of sustainable development;
  • Is in general conformity with the Local Plan;
  • Does not breach, and is otherwise compatible with, EU and human rights obligations;
  • Meets prescribed conditions and complies with prescribed matters;
  • Meets the legal requirements;