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.

Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 16 (Publication)

Following the completion of Regulation 14 pre-submission consultation and publicity for the Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan, Sprotbrough Parish Council have submitted the necessary documentation and Plan for examination under Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

The submitted Plan and associated documents are only available for inspection online. Representations should be received no later than 5pm on Wednesday 7 October 2020. The Civic office and main libraries are not allowing access to public PCs. However, Sprotbrough Library is offering limited PC access but you must phone and book a computer before you visit. Opening hours are Monday 11.00am - 2.00pm, Wednesday 3.00pm - 6.00pm and Friday 11.00am - 2.00pm (face masks must be worn at all times when accessing the library).

Representations on the Plan may include a request to be notified of the Local Planning Authority’s decision under regulation 19 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 on the plan proposal (whether to make or to refuse to make the Neighbourhood Development Plan).

For more information, please see Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan.

Bawtry Neighbourhood Plan - Adopted 

Following a successful Referendum on Thursday 12th September, Bawtry's Neighbourhood Plan was "made" (adopted) by Full Council on Thursday 21 November 2019. 

Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 14 (Pre-Submission Consultation and Publicity)

Regulation 14 Draft of Sprotbrough’s Neighbourhood Plan closed on 31 January 2020. For further information please contact the Parish Council.

Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Regulation 16 (Publication) and Examination

A report from the Independent Examiner has been received, and recommends that the Neighbourhood Plan should, subject to the recommended modifications proceed to Referendum. Therefore, a Referendum relating to the adoption of Edenthorpe’s Neighbourhood Plan will be held on 19 March 2020. All information and documents can be found on the Council’s Democracy pages.


New funding available

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

Designated Neighbourhood Plan Areas

Please use the following links for more information and status about the relevant designated Neighbourhood Plan areas in Doncaster:

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: 29 September 2020 09:15:12