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        Broadstairs and St Peter’s Neighbourhood Development Plan

        Proposed Modification

        The Council is proposing modifications to the Broadstairs & St Peters neighbourhood plan which, together with the recommendations made by the Examiner in his report, will enable the neighbourhood plan to proceed to referendum.

        This consultation is now closed

        Update 20 September 2019

        Broadstairs & St Peters Neighbourhood Plan – Proposed Modifications

        The Council proposed modifications to the Broadstairs & St Peters neighbourhood plan which it considered, together with the recommendations made by the Examiner in his report, will enable the neighbourhood plan to proceed to referendum.

        Two of the designations of Local Green Spaces proposed in the neighbourhood plan are considered to be contrary to national policy and policies in the emerging Thanet Local Plan.  The Council proposed modifications to the neighbourhood plan and carried out a six week consultation on these modifications.  The consultation is now closed.

        Update 22 August 2019

        The Council has received the Examiner’s report and has considered the recommendations.  The Council has also considered whether any modifications needed to be made to the Plan to meet the “basic conditions” for Neighbourhood Plans.

        The Council supports the vast majority of the provisions of the Neighbourhood Plan 

        However, the Council is of the view that two of the proposed areas of local Green Space do not meet the criteria set out in the National Planning Policy Framework, and should not form part of the Neighbourhood Plan.  The Council will therefore be consulting on proposed modifications to the Plan in this respect, before any referendum is undertaken.

        This matter was considered by Cabinet on 25th July 2019, and the decision notice has been published.

        Update 1 April 2019

        It is anticipated that the consultation on the proposed modifications will take place immediately after the summer holidays.

        Examiner procedural  Matters and questions  Broadstairs & St Peters  28 March 2019

        Reg 17 Independent Examination (Spring 2019)

        Thanet District Council have appointed Derek Stebbing BA (Hons) DipEP MRTPI of Intelligent Plans and Examinations (IPE) Ltd to carry out an independent examination of the Broadstairs & St Peters NDP and the examination commenced in mid-March. We will publish more details here as and when appropriate.

        Guidance published by NPIERS in 2018 also introduced the opportunity for NDP Groups to view and comment on the representations made at the Reg 16 stage.

        This consultation is now closed

        Broadstairs & St.Peters Town Council have submitted their draft Neighbourhood Plan (which includes a map identifying the area to which the plan relates) to the Local Planning Authority (Thanet District Council), together with a Consultation Statement and “basic conditions” statement.

        The Local Planning Authority has carried out the assessments of the draft Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with the requirements of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 and the relevant Regulations, and is satisfied that the requirements have been met.

        Thanet District Council now has to consult on the plan before submitting it for independent Examination.  If the Council accept the findings of the Examination, the plan will be subject to a referendum and then adopted by TDC as planning policy.

        How you can submit your views:

        Further information including the evidence base and other supporting documents can be found on  Broadstairs Town Council website

        A paper copy of the plan and comments forms are available at:

        • Broadstairs Town Council offices,  Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, CT10 1JX, open Monday – Friday 9.30-12.30
        • Broadstairs Library, The Broadway, Broadstairs, CT10 2BS, open Monday – Wednesday 9.00am – 6.00pm, Thursday 9.00am – 8.00pm, Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm

        Comments must be received by Thanet District Council by 5pm on Friday 18 January 2019

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