Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan

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The Neighbourhood Plan was 'made' (adopted) on 15 November 2021.

Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (PDF) [11MB] (opens new window)

Dates of each stage

  • Date plan area designated: 7 March 2016
  • First Regulation 14 draft plan consultation started: 12 March 2018
  • Second Regulation 14 draft plan consultation started: 19 August 2019
  • Third Regulation 14 draft plan consultation started: 24 June 2020
  • Regulation 16 plan consultation started: 29 October 2020
  • Plan sent for Examination: 8 January 2021
  • Date of referendum: 26 October 2021
  • Date Plan 'Made': 15 November 2021

Previous stages

Local referendum (26 October 2021)

A local referendum was held on 26 October to decide if the Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan should become part of the council's development plan. The turnout was 30 per cent, of which 96 per cent (449) voted in favour of using the Plan to help decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area and four per cent (17) voted against.

Documents concerning the Saham Toney Referendum.

Declaration of Result of Poll - Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan Referendum (PDF) [573KB] (opens new window)

Examination of the Neighbourhood Plan

The Examination started on the 8 January 2021 and closed when the Independent Examiner issued his final report on 13 July 2021.

Breckland Council made its decision on the Examiners Report on 13 August 2021 and accepted all the modification in the Report.

Documents concerning the Decision on Examination (bottom of the page).

Submission Consultation (Reg.16) on the Neighbourhood Plan

The consultation started on Thursday 29 October 2020 and closed on Thursday 10 December 2020.  

The link to thedocuments concerning the Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (Reg.16).

Pre-submission Consultation (Reg.14) on the Neighbourhood Plan

Saham Toney Parish Council have held three Pre-submission Consultations.

The third consultation started on Wednesday 24 June 2020 and closed on Friday 14 August 2020.

Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (3rd Reg.14) (PDF) [7MB]

The second consultation started on Monday 19 August 2019 and closed on Sunday 13 October 2019.

Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (2nd Reg.14) (PDF) [5MB]

The first consultation started on Monday 12 March 2018 and closed on Sunday 29 April 2018.

Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (Reg.14) (PDF) [3MB]

Environmental Assessment

These documents are produced to meet some of the requirements of the 'Basic Conditions', which are used for the Examination of the Plan.

The Habitat Regulation Assessment was made on the second (Reg.14) version of the Neighbourhood Plan:

Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA): Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (Sept 2020) (PDF) [5MB] (opens new window)  

The Strategic Environmental Assessment was made on the second (Reg.14) version of the Neighbourhood Plan:

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (Oct 2020) (PDF) [5MB] (opens new window)

A Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening was made on the first (Reg.14) version of the Neighbourhood Plan:

STNP SEA Screening Report (PDF) [1011KB]

Neighbourhood Plan Area Designation

Saham Toney Parish Council applied to designate a neighbourhood area on 18 December 2015.

Parishes included within the neighbourhood area: Saham Toney

Last updated: 22/03/2022 11:14:27