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

Latest news

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

Rossington Plan Referendum 

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 the Rossington Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 17 March 2022.

The question asked in the Referendum was:

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

All information and the results can be found on the Council’s Democracy web page Rossington Neighbourhood Plan. 

Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan - Adopted

Following a referendum for the Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan which was held on Thursday 15 July 2021, Full Council adopted (made) the Plan at their meeting on 23 September 2021.

Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Adopted

Following a referendum for the Edenthorpe Neighbourhood Plan which was held on Thursday 6 May 2021. Full Council adopted (made) the Plan at their meeting on 15 July 2021.

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: 03 May 2022 17:43:19