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08/09/2017 - The Neighbourhood Plan

The Neighbourhood Plan is important

Don't miss the opportunity to give your views

 

 

 

Your Village is Changing

 

Have Your Say About How it Changes

 

Burstow Parish Council is leading the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan that will help define the future of our area and how it will change.

 

Questionnaires will be delivered to every home in the Parish in October and an online version can be completed by clicking here

 

You can give your views and comments by completing the questionnaire before the 30th October 2017.

 

There will also be an Open Day on Saturday 16th December at Centenary Hall

You can discuss the Plan and give further comments during this Open Day

WHAT IS A NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN?

 

- AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE PLANNING PROCESS.

- COMMUNITY LED FRAMEWORK FOR GUIDING FUTURE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT, REGENERATION AND CONSERVATION.

- DISCUSSES THE USES AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES OF TANDRIDGE DC.

- CONTAINS PLANNING PROPOSALS, AIMS AND POLICIES FOR THE LOCAL AREA.

- CAN BE A STATUTORY PLANNING DOCUMENT.

 

WHY GIVE YOUR VIEWS TO HELP CREATE A NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN?

 

- THE PLAN WILL AFFECT THE AREA IN WHICH YOU LIVE.

- AS A LOCAL STAKEHOLDER YOUR VIEWS WILL HELP SHAPE THE AREA AROUND YOU.

- IT HELPS GUIDE THE TYPE OF DEVELOPMENT YOU WANT TO SEE AND WHERE IT IS LOCATED.

- IT GATHERS LOCAL KNOWLEDGE AND OPINIONS ON WHICH TO BASE PLANNING DECISIONS.

- IT OFFERS FINE GRAINED DETAIL BUILDING ON THE OVERALL STRATEGY OF THE TANDRIDGE LOCAL PLAN.

- IT FOCUSES ATTENTION ON THE ISSUES THAT AFFECT YOUR AREA SUCH AS FLOODING, TRAFFIC AND PARKING.