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.

Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan – Examination

A report from the Independent Examiner, Mr Peter Dickson Biggers BSC(Hons) MRTPI IHBC, has been received, and recommends that the Neighbourhood Plan should, subject to the recommended modifications proceed to referendum.  More information can be found on Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Plan or the Sprotbrough Neighbourhood Champions website.

Bawtry Neighbourhood Plan - Adopted 

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

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 was due to be held on 19 March 2020, however due to the outbreak of COVID-19 this was cancelled. For more information see 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: 06 April 2021 10:09:04