Ponteland Revised Vision, Objectives & Policy options Consultation Analysis – detailed information (This is a Microsoft Excel download)
THIS IS THE FINAL CONSULTATION STAGE before we produce our full draft Neighbourhood Plan for Ponteland.
Over the last three years we have consulted with the community on what issues were felt to be the most important in Ponteland, we have translated those into a Vision for Ponteland over the next 20 years, with a set of 10 objectives.
These 10 Objectives can be achieved through a combination of Planning Policies and Community Aspirations or Community Projects.
The Planning Policies have to be land-use planning policies and also they must comply with stringent regulations.
Where we cannot have a land-use Planning Policy we have proposed these issues, raised by the local community, to be taken forward as Community Projects by local community groups and organisations.
A neighbourhood plan can only be involved with Planning Policies.
Notification of next Consultation set for April 2016
The Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group wants to know do you support our Vision for the future of Ponteland? (Click here for PNP Vision Statement Final)
Get involved in the:-
Revised Vision, Objectives and Preferred Options Consultation this is
“The Final Consultation before “Full Draft Neighbourhood Plan”
To view display material from the Community “Drop in Sessions” click here.
What is the format of this Consultation Event-:
A revised Vision Statement and 10 Objectives setting out the proposed future of Ponteland, in a 6 week consultation starting on the 1st April-15th May 2016, named “Revised Vision, Objectives and Preferred Options Consultation”
How to find out more about the Consultation?
Have you read the articles in the April Pont News & Views, pages 14 & 22 and received your copy of the questionnaire.
Why is this important for you to get involved?
This is the FINAL CONSULTATION STAGE before we produce our full draft Neighbourhood Plan for Ponteland. We have consulted you and the community on issues you felt were most important in Ponteland over the last three years. We have now translated those into a Vision for Ponteland over the next 20 years with a set of 10 objectives.
Objectives can be achieved through a combination of Planning Policies and Community Projects.
(Click here for PNP Objectives)
(Click here for PNP Community Projects)
The Planning Policies have to be land-use planning policies, and MUST comply with stringent regulations.
Where we cannot have a land-use Planning Policy, we have proposed Community Projects to take forward issues raised by the local community. These are also contained in the April edition of Pont News & Views page 22.
Since the last community consultation in the autumn 2014 we have asked you about future housing need in Ponteland, held a Stakeholders Event in 2015 and taken into consideration any concerns from the statutory bodies, interests of local businesses, landowners and developers. All of this we are required to do under the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations. All of the views and concerns from all parties have been considered in our revision process and now, we are ready to invite the community to get involved.
Before we produce our Full Draft Neighbourhood Plan for Ponteland, we have to show we have consulted with you, the community and on what issues you felt were most important in Ponteland over the last three years, and we have now translated those into A Vision for Ponteland for the next 20 years, and a set of 10 objectives.
How can I get more information?
By viewing the website where all the information and evidence is stored.
How can I get involved?
By completing the Consultation Questionnaire which has been delivered with the Pont News & Views and returning it in the Freepost envelope supplied. Or by using the online version on www.pontelandneighbourhoodplan.co.uk
When are the Consultation dates?
From 1st April – 15th May and “Drop in Sessions”21st/22nd/23rd April at the Memorial Hall
What is included in the 6 Week Consultation?
The Objectives can be achieved through a combination of Planning Policies, and Community Projects. The Planning Policies have to be land-use planning policies and also they must comply and be tested by an independent examiner. Where we cannot have a land-use Planning Policy, we have proposed Community Projects to take forward issues raised by the local community.
When is the Drop in Sessions?
Thursday 21st April 6.00-8.00pm
Friday 22nd April 10.00-12.00, 2.00-4.00, 6.00-8.00pm
Saturday 23rd April 10.00-2.00pm
What is the content of the Drop in Sessions?
An opportunity to meet members of the steering group, find out in more detail about neighbourhood planning, discuss your concerns and pass on your views before the Full Draft Neighbourhood Plan is put together.
What are Community Projects?
Where we cannot have a Planning Policy, we have proposed Community Projects to take forward issues raised by the local community.
What will be our Next Steps after the completion of this Consultation?
1. We will process the results, and start working on a full draft plan for Ponteland
2. We will carry out a full Regulation 16 consultation on the ‘pre-submission draft Plan for a statutory period of 6 weeks.
3. We will make any amendments that are needed, and submit our plan to NCC who will then re-consult on the plan for 6 weeks.
4. NCC will then appoint an Independent Examiner, to check that the Plan meets the statutory requirements (Basic Conditions)
5. If the Plan passes examination, it then goes to Referendum; every resident in the Civil Parish will have the opportunity to vote.
6. If more than 50% of the voters say ‘yes’, then our plan will be ‘made’, and become part of Local Development Plan for the area (which will consist of “Our Plan” and the NCC Core Strategy when it is adopted).