Neighbourhood Plan 2019-31
It has been proposed that the parish produces a Neighbourhood Plan, which, if adopted,
would mean that a higher percentage of CIL funds could be directed to local projects.
Progress will be reported here and at Parish Council meetings.
LATEST INFORMATION (below)
On 18th June 2021, East Devon District Council formally
decided to make the Neighbourhood
Plan for Newton Poppleford and Harpford part
of the Development Plan for East Devon.
This means that the Plan will now carry full weight in the planning
You can find the full Neighbourhood Plan with all its supporting documents on the
East Devon District Council website by clicking here or you can find a summary of the plan
by clicking here.
A referendum on the adoption of the Neighbourhood
Plan was held in the parish on the 6th May 2021.
Referendum Result HERE
After a long delay caused by the Covid pandemic, you will at last be
able to vote on our Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 6th May 2021.
If our Neighbourhood Plan is voted in, East Devon County Council
and the Government will be obliged to take our local requirements
into account with future planning applications.
You can find the full Neighbourhood Plan with all its supporting
documents on the East Devon District Council website by clicking
here or you can find a summary of the plan by clicking here.
Notice of the referendum date - 6th May 2021 HERE
In September 2020 the Newton Poppleford and Harpford Neighbourhood Plan was
updated in line with "the examiner's" recommendations to form a ‘Referendum Version’
It's now reached the stage where a referendum would usually be held but due to Covid
restrictions the referendum has been delayed until at least May 2021.
In the meantime, the Plan now carries significant weight in decision making on planning
applications in the parish of Newton Poppleford and Harpford.
You can find the updated Neighbourhood Plan and all its
supporting documents on the East Devon District Council
website by clicking here. (Section 28 - REFERENDUM VERSION document)
Submission documents sent to Inspector for
their review (late July 2020):
Letter from Chair of Council HERE
Annexe A and Annexe B via this link:
Council awaits Inspectors comments for review.
Letter received from Independent Examiner
for publication on this website. HERE
Update APRIL 2020
* Consultation extended until 29th May 2020 *
The Newton Poppleford and Harpford Neighbourhood Plan
was updated following the 2020 public consultation.
You can find the updated Neighbourhood Plan and all its Between 18th March and 1st May 2020 EDDC are inviting
comments on the updated Neighbourhood Plan. If you would
like to make a representation, please send your comments by
email to firstname.lastname@example.org using the Comment
Form on their website.
Comment form can be downloaded HERE for postal submissions
supporting documents on the East Devon District Council
website by clicking here.
Update FEBRUARY 2020
The REVISED draft Neighbourhood Plan is available from the Clerk.
Council will consider the revisions at their February meeting.
Council approved the draft Neighbourhood Plan on the 24th February 2020.
Update OCTOBER 2019
The parish consultation of the draft neighbourhood plan will commence
on 1st November and end on the 14th December. The document can be
accessed by clicking this LINK or this one for a SUMMARY doc.
This Public Consultation is your chance to tell us what you like
and what you don’t like about the plan.
You can email your comments to email@example.com
Copies of the Basic Conditions and the Consultation
Statement are available on request (phone 01395 568928).
FOR A COPY OF THE PLAN IN LARGE PRINT PHONE 01395 568928
ARCHIVE INFORMATION (below)
Update June 2019
The draft Neighbourhood Plan has been submitted to the Parish
Council for their review. It's anticipated that the plan will be submitted
to East Devon District Council on 1st July and following their review
will be issued to residents for consultation in September 2019.
NEWSFLASH ( 02/03/2018 )
Housing Style Consultation Analysis Report available here
Questionnaire Response Report available to download from HERE
Following the recent analysis of Questionnaire responses, another short
consultation is taking place to find out what STYLES OF HOUSING people
want (and don't want) to see in the Parish if new housing is authorised in
the future. Please click on this link https://tinyurl.com/PopStyles to see photos
of sample housing styles and then use this second link to complete the
survey by 30 November 2017 - https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NewtonPop
Any new volunteers to help with the NHP would be very welcome; in particular
we’re due to start writing policies and anyone who’s interested and experienced
in writing policies is really needed now.
Any questions? Please email us using address just below.
(page updated 30/10/17)
To contact the group, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please note that the Agendas (above) sometimes include the minutes of the previous meeting.)
Update reports to Parish Council:
January 2015 - Update from the Neighbourhood Plan Group (click to download).
Next meeting of the Steering Group: 16th February 2015
The agenda for 16/02/15 plus terms of reference, minutes of previous meeting can be viewed by clicking here.
There is a Facebook page for the Neighbourhood Plan, at
23/02/15 - Update report (click to download)
The Meeting planned for 24/03/15 had to be cancelled due to conflicts of commitments of the Parish Councillors involved. The meeting has been rescheduled for 14th May 2015 at The Cannon Inn, starting at 8.00pm in the skittle alley.
The comments received during various consultations have been collated and summarised.
June 2015 - COMMUNITY CONSULTATION COMMENTS (click to download)
Comments received during consultations:
August 2015 - COMMUNITY CONSULTATION COMMENTS (click to download)
November 2015 - COMMUNITY CONSULTATION COMMENTS