Wantage Neighbourhood Plan
Wantage Town Council is working on a neighbourhood development plan. The process gives communities the power to develop a shared vision for their area. Neighbourhood Plans can shape, direct and help to deliver sustainable development, by influencing local planning decisions as part of the statutory development plan. Neighbourhood plans should not promote less development than set out in strategic policies for the area or undermine those strategic policies.
What’s happening now?
A draft version of the plan was submitted to the district council in January 2016. Take a look at the and the comments received during the publicity period.
The independent examination concluded on 1 August 2016 upon receipt of the . The report highlighted that many of the policies would not meet the basic conditions required for neighbourhood plans, and therefore recommended that the plan not proceed to referendum. The district council agreed with the examiner's report and issued a on 2 September 2016.
The parish council are reviewing their draft plan before further consultation and another independent examination are carried out. If you would like to be involved in the plan making process, please contact the .
More information on the process is available on our Neighbourhood Planning home page. If you would like to discuss neighbourhood planning with a member of the team, please contact us.
Last reviewed: 01 - 11 - 2018