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Delivery Time Table

Lowestoft Town Council Neighbourhood Plan Delivery Time Table

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WHEN

WHAT

WHO[1]

WHO

NOTES

X

EARLY STAGE PLAN DEVELOPMENT

JANUARY 2019

MEET WITH LPA

LTC

EAST SUFFOLK COUNCIL (ESC)

SLA signed

X

JANUARY 2019

BUILD WEBSITE

LTC

 

 

X

JANUARY 2019

WRITE CONSTITUTION

LTC

 

 

 

JANUARY 2019

AIMS AND VISION PLAN TO BE WRITTEN AND PUBLISHED ON WEBSITE

LTC

 

 

 

BUILDING THE EVIDENCE BASE

JANUARY 2019

SUBMIT ABOUT LOWESTOFT EVIDENCE AND DATA SECTION TO UVE

LTC

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 2019

SUMMARISE OPEN SPACES DESIGNATION REQUESTS AND MAP

LTC

 

 

 

ONGOING

EVIDENCE GATHERING

LTC

 

 

 

WRITING THE PLAN

ONGOING

ENGAGEMENT AND CONSULTATION

LTC

 

 

 

ONGOING

DRAFT POLICY DEVELOPMENT

UVE AND LTC

 

 

 

ONGOING SPRING 2019

DRAFT POLICIES TO BE SENT TO LPA FOR COMMENTARY

LTC

ESC

 

 

APRIL 2019

DRAFT PLAN PRODUCED

UVE AND LTC

 

 

 

MAY 2019

SEA AND HRA SCREENING

 

ESC

Eight weeks including five week consultation

 

JULY 2019

PUBLISH SCREENING RESULTS ON WEBSITE

LTC

ESC

 

 

AUGUST 2019

REGULATION 14 CONSULTATION[2]

LTC

 

This is a consultation on the pre-submission draft. Minimum six week   consultation period

 

OCTOBER 2019

MAKE AMENDMENTS TO PLAN. PREPARE BASIC CONDITIONS AND CONSULTATIONS   STATEMENT

LTC

 

 

 

OCTOBER 2019

SUBMIT PLAN AND ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTS TO LPA

LTC

 

 

 

INDEPENDENT EXAMINATION

NOVEMBER 2019

REGULATION 16 CONSULTATION[3]

 

ESC

Six week consultation

 

JANUARY 2020

EXAMINATION

INDEPENDENT

 

 

FEBRUARY 2020

CONSIDER EXAMINOR’S REPORT AND AMEND AND RETURN TO LPA AS REFERENDUM   VERSION

LTC

ESC

Report then read by LPA who decide any amendments

 

REFERENDUM

MARCH 2020

REFERENDUM TO BE HELD

 

ESC

 

 

APRIL 2020

PUBLICATION OF REFERENDUM DECISION

 

ESC

 

 

APRIL 2020

PLAN IS MADE

 

 

 

 



[1] A service agreement has been signed by the two Authorities (Lowestoft Town Council and Waveney District Council) and this should be referenced for more detailed information on responsibilities during the Neighbourhood Plan process.

[2] The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. REGULATION 14 CONSULTATION requires the draft neighbourhood plan proposal to be the subject of a pre-submission consultation before it is submitted to the local authority for independent examination. The Consultation should last at least six weeks. LTC will need to approve the consultation draft of the plan and that the Regulation 14 consultation takes place. Anyone is allowed to comment on any aspect of the plan and LTC will decide if modifications should be made.  

[3] The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. REGULATION 16 CONSULTATION the plan must be publicised by the Local Planning Authority for a six week period and any representations made will be passed to the independent examiner and will only be considered within the remit of independent examination i.e. whether the Neighbourhood Plan proposal meets the basic conditions.