Neighbourhood Plans - Latest News

Through the Localism Act the government is giving local communities new powers to have a direct say in the future development of their neighbourhood, parish or town. A Neighbourhood Plan is a planning document that guides and shapes development in the local area and is created by local people. Here you can get the latest updates for the Neighbourhood Plans currently in progress

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A map showing designated/proposed Neighbourhood Plan areas can be viewed on the Neighbourhood Plans Interactive Map.

Armthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum

A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Armthorpe’s Neighbourhood Plan will be held on 20 September 2018. Notice of Referendum is attached.

The question which will be asked in the Referendum is:

Do you want Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Armthorpe to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

All information and documents can be found on the Council’s Democracy pages.  

Edlington Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum

Following a successful Referendum the Edlington Neighbourhood Plan was "made" (adopted) by Full Council on 19 July 2018.  

Bawtry Neighbourhod Plan

Bawtry Town Council have published their draft Neighbourhood Plan. A consultation period for this ran from Monday 2 April until Monday 21 May 2018. - This has now closed.

The Draft Plan can viewed at Bawtry Neighbourhood Plan and is also available to view along with supporting documents on the Bawtry Town Council website.


Auckley Parish Council have decided to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for Auckley Parish.

Auckley Parish Neighbourhood Plan Group have published a survey to ask for views/comments on the future of Auckley Parish and the key issues that should be addressed through the Neighbourhood Plan. The survey closed on Monday 14 May 2018.


Stainforth Town Council have decided to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for Stainforth.

New funding available

Information on the availability of Technical Support and how to apply for a Neighbourhood Planning Grant can be found on the My Community website.

Designated Neighbourhood Plan Areas

There are eight designated Neighbourhood Plan areas in Doncaster, please use the following link for more information and status about the relevant plan:

Designation means that these areas and their Parish/Town Councils have approval to progress a plan for the designated area and no other Parish/Town Council or Neighbourhood Forum can complete a Neighbourhood Plan for the area.

Last updated: 16 August 2018 10:29:27