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Neighbourhood planning

Neighbourhood planning gives town and parish councils or newly formed neighbourhood forums the opportunity to prepare, with the community they represent, a planning document for their area.

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Carnforth Neighbourhood Plan - Results of the Referendum 26 January 2023

Results of the Carnforth Neighbourhood Planning Referendum were in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan.  View the results here.   A neighbourhood plan comes into force as part of the statutory development plan once it has been approved at referendum.  The council must 'make'  the plan as reasonably practicable after the referendum is held .  The 'decision statement' is being prepared and envisaged will be taken to full council in March 2023.  View the Referendum Neighbourhood Plan documents in the dropdown section below: NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANS & Interactive Map.

Sylne-with Hest Neighbourhood Referendum – postponed pending the out come of judicial review proceedings

The Examiner concluded that subject to the recommended modifications being made to the Neighbourhood Plan should proceed to referendum.  A referendum was scheduled to be held on 23 February 2023 but this had now been postponed (in accordance with Regulation 18a (2) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012) due to judicial review proceeding having been lodged questioning the Council’s decision to proceed to referendum. On conclusion of the Judicial Review claim, the Council will update this site with regards to whether or not the Referendum is to proceed on an alternative date. View the Referendum Neighbourhood Plan documents in the dropdown section below: NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANS & Interactive Map.

Caton-with-Littledale Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - coming soon

The Examiner concluded that subject to the recommended modifications being made to the Neighbourhood Plan should proceed to referendum.  More details to follow.


 

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