Watton Neighbourhood Plan

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The Examiner has published the Report into the Neighbourhood Plan

Dates of each stage

  • Designation date: 4 August 2017
  • Regulation 14 draft plan took place in February 2022
  • Regulation 16 plan consultation started: 30th January 2023
  • Examination Report issued: 30 August 2023
  • Date of referendum: N/A

Examination of the Neighbourhood Plan

The Examiners Report on the Neighbourhood plan was received on the 30 August 2023. This Report is currently being considered by Breckland Council in discussion with Watton Town Council.

WNP Independent Examiners Report (PDF) [492KB] (opens new window)

The Council has appointed Intelligent Plans and Examinations (IPE) Ltd to carry out the examination into the Watton Neighbourhood Plan.

The Examiner has issued a procedural letter and some questions in respect of the Watton Neighbourhood Plan. This is available for viewing below along with Breckland's response.

Submission Consultation (Reg.16)

Breckland Council conducted the submission consultation, which started on 30 January 2023 and ended on April 7 2023.   

These documents are found at Watton Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 16) Consultation

Responses to this consultation are below:

Pre-Submission Consultation (Reg.14) on Watton Neighbourhood Plan

Watton Town Council has completed the first statutory consultation on its Neighbourhood Plan.

Find out more about the pre-submission consultation (Reg.14).

Neighbourhood Plan Area designation

Watton Parish Council applied to designate a neighbourhood area on the 4 August 2017.

Parishes included within the neighbourhood area: Watton.

Last updated: 23/11/2023 12:31:39