Neighbourhood Planning - Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan
|Current Neighbourhood Plan Stage||Neighbourhood Plan Adopted|
At its meeting on 12 February 2018 the Executive Committee of Harborough District Council approved the Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to referendum. The referendum date was 29 March 2018.
Read the Houghton Neighbourhood Plan Decision Notice (976KB)
Read the Houghton on the Hill Referendum Version Neighbourhood Plan (12.33MB)
View the Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Area (546KB)
Read the Houghton on the Hill Basic Conditions Compliance Statement (5.71KB)
View the Houghton on the Hill Notice of Referendum (62KB)
Read the Houghton on the HIll Information Statement (425KB)
The Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan Decision statement of the Local Planning Authority’s satisfaction that the draft Neighbourhood Plan meets the basic conditions specified by statute and complies with the provision made by or under Section 38A and 38B of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004
The Town and Country Planning Statement sets out general information as to town and country planning including neighbourhood planning and the referendum
The Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan passed referendum on 29 March 2018 with 327 persons voting 'yes' out of a turn out of 365 persons.
Where to view the final Decision Notice to make the Plan and the Houghton on the Hill Referendum Version Neighbourhood Plan
The full decision notice and Neighbourhood Plan may be viewed at:
Harborough District Council
The Symington Building
Adam and Eve Street
Open - Mon/Tues/Thu/Fri: 8.45am - 5pm. Wed: 9.30am - 5pm
Following a positive referendum result Harborough District Council is publishing its decision to 'make' the Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Development Plan part of Harborough District Councils Development Plan in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.
The referendum held on 29 March 2018 met the requirements of the Localism Act 2011; it was held in the Neighbourhood Area of Houghton on the Hill and posed the question:
'Do you want Harborough District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Houghton on the Hill to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood area?'
The count took place on 29 March 2018 and greater than 50% of those who voted were in favour of the Plan being used to help decide planning applications in the plan area. The results of the referendum were:
Houghton Neighbourhood Plan submisison version was submitted to Harborough Disctrict Council by Houghton on the Hill Parish Council, as Qualifying Body, on 3 May 2017
The validation check was completed by Harborough District Council on 2 June 2017.
Approval was given to proceed to regulation 16 Consultation by the Portfolio Holder for Planning and Head of Planning Services on 5 June and 9 June 2017 respectively.
The Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan submission documents are below
Houghton on the Hill Submission version Neighbourhood Plan (superseded) (3.82MB)
Strategic Environmental Assessment
Read the SEA screening report of April 2017
Read the SEA Determination of September 2017
Regulation 16 Consultation
The dates for the regulation 16 consultation for Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan have been confirmed as 28 June 2017 to 6 September 2017.
Read the redacted representations received during the regulation 16 consultation. These representations have now been forwarded to the Examiner with the submisison documents from the Qualifying Body.
The Examiners report was received by the LPA in December 2017.
The Examiners Report is proposed to be presented to Executive Committee on 12 February 2018 for approval to proceed to Referendum. The provisional date for the referendum is 29 March 2018.
|Approval of 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).
Pre Submission Consultation
The pre-submission consultation for Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan was completed by the community between 28 June 2016 and 14 August 2016
Read more about Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan and view the Evidence Base here http://www.houghtononthehillpc.org.uk/neighbourhood-plan.html