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Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan

Wealden District Council is supporting Herstmonceux Parish Council in the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan for the designated parish area. Further details relating to the development of the plan can be found below and also on the Herstmonceux Parish Council's website (external link).

The referendum for the Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan took place on 3 May 2018. Below are the documents relating to the referendum;

Post referendum, a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitats Regulations Assessment has been undertaken on the Herstmonceux Neighbourhood plan.

The Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) is available to download below as well as email responses from Natural England, The Environment Agency and Historic England: 

Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan Examination and Referendum Report - February 2018

Independent Examiner's Final Report

Correspondence between the Independent Examiner and Herstmonceux - 22 January 2018

Wealden District Council's response to the Independent Examiner - 16 January 2018

Initial comments of the Independent Examiner - 4th January 2018

Consultation on the Pre Submission Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan closed on 6th November 2017. Below are the responses received together with the documents which formed the subject of the consultation.

All comments submitted during the consultation period will be passed onto an appointed independent examiner along with a copy of the Neighbourhood Plan and the supporting documents. The role of an independent examiner is to consider whether the submitted plan meets the statutory requirements set out in the legislation and consider the area the referendum should apply to. 

Pre submission consultation responses
Pre submission consultation documents