Category Archives: Neighbourhood Plan

Holt Neighbourhood Plan update

Wiltshire Council have taken the decision pursuant to Section 38A(4) of the Planning & Compulsory Purchase Act, 2004, to ‘make’ the Holt Neighbourhood Plan. The Holt Neighbourhood Plan now forms part of the Wiltshire Council Development Plan and the policies in the Neighbourhood Plan will be given full weight when assessing planning applications that affect land in the Holt Neighbourhood Area. A copy of the Holt Neighbourhood Plan and Wiltshire Council’s post-referendum Decision Statement will be available on Wiltshire Council’s website at: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/planninganddevelopment/planningpolicy/neighbourhoodplanning/npneighbourhoodplanareas.htm

Paper copies of the Holt Neighbourhood Plan and Decision Statement will also be available at the following locations:
·        Wiltshire Council Offices at County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8JN
·        Bradford on Avon Library, Bridge Street, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1BY
There is now a 6 week period within which legal challenges may be made against the decision to ‘make’ the Neighbourhood Plan.

Holt Neighbourhood Plan

A Referendum relating to the Holt Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 24 November 2016  in the Village Hall
The question which will be asked in the Referendum is ‘Do you want Wiltshire Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Holt to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?                   Two documents will be available for information this week
Monday 17 October 2016: Information Statement
Thursday 20 October: Notice of Referendum
Both these items will be available for viewing on the Neighbourhood Plan page of this website

Wiltshire Council offer Holt Neighbourhood Plan for Consultation

I a major step forward, the Holt Neighbourhood Plan has entered its final consutation stage.  Details of the consultation may be found at http://consult.wiltshire.gov.uk/portal/spatial_planning/np/holt_np/holt_neighbourhood_plan.  Following this consultation, the comments received will be passed to an independent examiner, to be appointed by Wiltshire Council, who will consider the representations and determine if the plan should be put to a community referendum.  The consultation ends on 28 October 2015.