Neighbourhood Planning - Kibworth Harcourt and Kibworth Beauchamp (The Kibworths) Neighbourhood Plan

Record details

Current Neighbourhood Plan Stage Neighbourhood Plan Adopted


At its meeting of 6 November 2017 the Councils Executive accepted all of the Examiners recommendations and approved The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan to proceed to Referendum on 25 January 2018. View the specified documents below

The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Referendum version (13.11 MB)

The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Decision Statement (524KB)

Town and Country Planning Information Statement (208 KB)

Map of The Kibworths Referendum Area (1.37 MB)

Read the The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Information Statement (384 KB)

The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Decision statement of the Local Planning Authority’s satisfaction that the referendum version 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 Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Information Statement sets out the arrangement for the Referendum including costs and voter numbers

Read the Kibworths Referendum Notice of Poll

Referendum Results

At the referendum on 25 January 2018 The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan received more that 50% of the 'yes' votes required to pass the referendum.

Read the Final Decision Statement making the Kibworth Neighbourhood Plan

Referendum Results

Read the Declaration of Results Notice



Total number of votes cast


Number cast in favour of a "YES"


Number cast in favour of a "NO"


The number of Ballot Papers rejected was as follows

(a) Want of Official Mark


(b) Voting more times than the voter was entitled to


(c) Writing or mark by which the voter could be indentified


(d) Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty


(e) Rejected in part


Total number of Spoilt Votes


Turnout –  24.8%



Regualtion 16 Consultation

The Examination Consultation for The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan took place between 5 April to 17 May 2017.

The submission documents for Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan can be found on the links below

The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Proposal (13.2MB) (superseded)

The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Area (1.37MB)

The Kibworths Statement of Public Consultation (409KB)

The Kibworths Basic Conditions Statement (606KB)

View the summary of responses to the Regulation 16 Consultation here.


An Independent Examiner, Mrs Rosemary Kidd, has been appointed to undertake the The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Examination. The Examination took place between 4 June 2017 and 8 September 2017.

Correspondence between the Examiner and the LPA can be viewed below

Examiner request 5 June 2017 (457KB)

LPA response 5 June 2017 (122KB)

LPA response 23 June 2017 (184KB)

Read the final Examiners report into the Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan. (114MB)

The examiners report and recommended modifications were reported to the Executive Committee on 6 November 2017. The Executive Committee approved The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to referendum with the recommended modificaitons.

Read the Basic Conditions and Compliance Statement for The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan

Approval of 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).

Pre-submission Consultation

The pre-submission consultation for The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan was completed by the community between 10th November 2016 and 5th January 2017.

Read about The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan Evidence Base