BLACKFORDBY NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
Submission for Regulation 16 Consultation
The examination version of the Blackfordby Neighbourhood Plan has now been submitted to the Planning Authority. The accompanying documentation includes the Basic Conditions Statement and the Consultation Statement (including appendices).
Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulation Asessment
North West Leicestershire District Council issued their Screening Opinion on whether a Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Assessment is required. The Screening Opinion concluded that both a Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Assessment were required. The Habitats Regulations Assessment was carried out by an external consultant, AECOM, and completed in January 2020. The Strategic Environmental Assessment was also carried out by AECOM and was completed in March 2021.
Changes have been made to the Blackfordby Neighbourhood Plan following the publication of the Strategic Environmental Assessment. As a result of this, there has been a further period of consultation which concluded on Friday 14th May 2021. There were six changes identified and a summary of these updates can be found here. The latest version of the Blackfordby Neighbourhood Plan includes these amendments.
Neighbourhood Plan Appendices
Neighbourhood Plan Supporting Documentation
An update on progress with the Neighbourhood Plan was presented to Ashby de la Zouch Town Council's Planning and Transportation Committee on 29th April 2019. The supporting report can be viewed on this link
North West Leicestershire District Council have confirmed designated status for the Blackfordby Neighbourhood Plan. Further details can be found here.
Blackfordby Neighbourhood Plan Area
A map showing the Neighbourhood Plan Area can be viewed here
Steering Group Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference for the Steering Group can be viewed here
Steering Group Meeting Minutes
successful launch event was held on Saturday 1st April 2017
Over 80 villagers attended and expressed support for the production of a Neighbourhood Plan
Details of comments made by participants at the Drop In can be viewed on this link.