Urgent – Consultation Notice

Urgent Action Required
Following the public meeting held at the British Legion in Whitchurch Village in November, the closing date to send in your comments on the Whitchurch Strategic Development Location and proposed new road is Monday 7th January 2019

A number of people have asked for the details again, please see the information below:-

The Local Plan Options document is taking place between 12 November 2018 and 7th January 2019.

Comments on the Local Plan Options document can be made on-line using the consultation portal www.bathnes.gov.uk/localplanconsultation 

Alternatively you can email your comments to Local_Plan2@bathnes.gov.uk or send your comments to Planning Policy, Bath & North East Somerset Council, PO Box 5006, Bath BA1 1JG.

Comments should reach the Council by 7th January 2019

Alongside this runs the West of England Joint Spatial Plan 

Technical Evidence Work Consultation which you can also respond to

comment@jointplanningwofe.org.uk by 7th January 2019

 

Bath & North East Somerset’s Local Plan 2016-2036

Your chance to comment.

Drop in events from 12 November 2018 to 7 January 2019

See leaflet.

Link to leaflet   Click here

Consultation Event on new Orbital Road and Housing at Whitchurch Village

Mon, Dec 10, 13:00 – 19:00

Saint Augustine’s Church

Event Details

Bristol City Council and Bath & North East Somerset Council have agreed to hold an additional consultation event about the new road and housing proposals. It is proposed to build 2500 houses south of Whitchurch Village and run a new road from Hicks Gate to the A37 then connect it to Whitchurch Lane. This will be your chance to look at the proposals and voice your opinion.

 

 

Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Development Plan 2015/2042

The Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Development Plan was formally approved by BANES on 6th December 2017 and is now a part of the Council’s Development Plan, which is in accordance with section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. Reasons for making this decision: 96.5% of those voting in the Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan referendum on Thursday 16th of November 2017 voted in favour of the Plan.

A huge well done and thank you to all the Volunteers for the work they put in to complete the Plan. The final ‘made’ version of the plan is available here:-

WVNDPFinalCopyFeb2018

 

 

Results of Poll

Referendum on the adoption of Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan

Just a quick note to update you on the Referendum held last Thurs 16th November.
Thank you to all those who voted, please see the Declaration of Result below, with a resounding Yes vote.
The next step is the Joint Spatial Plan, please come along to a meeting being held on Thursday 23rd November from 7-9pm in the Whitchurch and Pensford Royal British Legion, to find out how the proposals could affect Whitchurch Village.

Click here or image below to see larger

 

Notice of Poll

Whitchurch Village

Referendum on the adoption of Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan

A refendum will be held on Thursday 16 November 2017 between 7am and 10pm to decide on the question below:


“Do you want Bath & North East Somerset Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Whitchurch Village to help decide planning applications in the
neighbourhood area?’

SITUATION OF POLLING STATIONS

The situation of polling stations and the description of persons entitled to vote thereat are as follows:

Situation of Polling Station Station No. Elector Ranges
N-PW2 Whitchurch Village Community Hall, Bristol Road, Whitchurch BS14 0PT 1 1 to 190

 

Maria Lucas
Counting Officer

Date: 8 November 2017

Notice of Referendum

Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan

Referendum on the adoption of
Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan

 

1. A referendum will be held on Thursday 16 November 2017 to decide on the question below:

‘Do you want Bath & North East Somerset Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Whitchurch Village to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’

2. New applications to be included on the register of electors for this referendum must reach the Electoral Registration Officer (address below) no later than Tuesday 31 October 2017. Applications can be made online via www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

3. New applications to vote by post, or to amend existing postal or proxy arrangements (e.g. cancellations or re-directions) must reach the Electoral Registration Officer (address below) no later than 5pm on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

4. New applications to vote by proxy must reach the Electoral Registration Officer (address below) no later than 5pm on Wednesday 8 November 2017.

5. Applications to vote by proxy on grounds of occupation, service, employment or a medical condition, illness or disability arising after 5pm on Wednesday 8 November must reach the Electoral Registration Officer (address below) by 5pm on Thursday 16 November 2017.

Dated: Thursday 12 October

Maria Lucas
Counting Officer

Electoral Registration Officer
Bath & North East Somerset Council
Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW

Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan Information Statement

A referendum relating to the adoption of Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 16 November 2016.

The question which will be asked in the referendum is:

‘Do you want Bath & North East Somerset Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Whitchurch Village to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’

The referendum area is identical to the area which has been designated as the Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan Area, and is identified on the map included with this information statement.

A person is entitled to vote in the referendum if:

  • he or she is entitled to vote in a local government election in the referendum area; and
  • his or her qualifying address for the election is in the referendum area. A person’s qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be so registered.

The referendum expenses limit is £2,427.37. The number of persons entitled to vote in the referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 1,108.

The referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

Copies of the documents listed below and overleaf are available for public inspection during normal office opening hours at:

One Stop Shop, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG
Bath Central Library, 19-23 The Podium, Northgate Street, Bath BA1 5AN
Whitchurch Parish Council, Community Centre Office, Bristol Road, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 0PT
Sleep Lane Dental Practice, Sleep Lane, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 0QN
The documents can also be viewed on Bath & North East Somerset Council’s website at:

www.bathnes.gov.uk/neighbourhoodplanning

List of documents available for public inspection

  • The draft Neighbourhood Plan
  • The report of the independent examiner into the draft Neighbourhood Plan
  • A summary of the representations submitted to the independent examiner;
  • The statement of the local planning authority (Bath & North East Somerset Council) that the draft Neighbourhood Plan meets the basic conditions specified by statute and complies with the relevant legislation;
  • A statement that sets out general information as to town and country planning (including neighbourhood planning) and the referendum;
  • A map of the Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan area.

Maria Lucas
Counting Officer
Electoral Services
Bath & North East Somerset Council
Guildhall, High Street, Bath BA1 5AW

Map of Whitchurch Village Neighbourhood Plan Area

 

 

The Draft Neighbourhood Plan

Following the first round of consultation, the Draft Neighbourhood Plan has now been verified as complete by B&NES Council and is available to download.

B&NES Council will now start a six week formal consultation from the 19th of May 2017 until the 30th of June 2017.

Any additional comments will be passed to an appointed planning inspector who will then decide whether to carry out a public examination.

The Plan and supporting documents are available to download from the following links:-


Neighbourhood Plan Proposals: Whitchurch


The Draft Neighbourhood Plan