Rye Neighbourhood Plan


Rye Neighbourhood Plan

Rye Parish Council formally submitted an application for the designation of a Neighbourhood Plan Area in July 2013. In accordance with Part 2, Regulation 5 (1) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Rye Parish Council (as the relevant body) submitted to Rother District Council the following:

  • A map which identifies the area to which the area application relates;
  • A statement explaining why the area is considered appropriate to be designated as a neighbourhood area;
  • A statement setting out why Rye Parish Council is a relevant body for the purposes of section 61G of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

pdf icon Rye Neighbourhood Planning Application [287kb]

In accordance with the Regulation (6), Rother District Council publicised the area application for a period of 6 weeks, between 9th August and 27th September 2013 and invited representations on the area designation.

In November 2013, it was confirmed by the Council that, in accordance with Regulation 7 of the Neighbourhood Plan (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), the marked area shown on the map above (being that of the Parish boundary) was formally designated as the Rye Parish Neighbourhood Plan Area.

Rye Town Council is currently preparing its pre-submission draft Neighbourhood Plan. For more information, please visit the Rye Town Council Neighbourhood Plan website.

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