The Foston Neighbourhood Plan was subject to Referendum on 4 May 2017. More than half of those who voted, voted in favour of South Kesteven District Council using the Foston Neighbourhood Plan to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area.
A copy of the Declaration of Result for the Foston Neighbourhood Plan Referendum can be found below.
The Neighbourhood Development Plan covers the civil parish of Foston and seeks to guide the future development of the parish up until 2026. It includes a vision and a set of objectives for the parish, as well as a series of neighbourhood wide policies.
The examiner's report into the plan was received on the 20 February 2017. Subject to the recommended changes, the examiner found that the plan meets the basic conditions in terms of:
- having appropriate regard to national planning policy
- contributing to the achievement of sustainable development
- being in general conformity with the strategic policies in the development plan for the local area
- being compatible with human rights requirements
- being compatible with European Union obligations
The examiner also recommended to the council that, subject to the modifications proposed, the plan should proceed to a Referendum.
Foston Parish Council have given the examiner's report due consideration and agree the recommended amendments should be made to the plan.
Foston Parish Council submitted its proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan to South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) in August 2016.
In accordance with the amended Town and Country Planning Act 1990, SKDC has made an initial assessment of the Neighbourhood Plan and the supporting documents and is satisfied that these comply with the specified criteria.
Consultation on the proposed Neighbourhood Plan has now closed.
The public consultation took place between 7 October and 4.30pm on 18 November 2016.
You can view the consultation documents below.
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