Decision to take the Battle CP Neighbourhood Plan to Referendum (Regulation 18, 2)

Having considered the recommendations made by the Examiner’s report, and the reasons for them, Rother District Council in conjunction with Battle Town Council (the Qualifying Body) has agreed to accept the modifications made to the draft plan under paragraph 12(6) of Schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 in response to the Examiner’s recommendations/modifications.

The date on which the referendum will take place is 16th September 2021.

Milestones

DateMilestone
2 July 2021Decision to go to Referendum (Regulation 18, 2)

Rother District Council decided to take the Battle CP Neighbourhood Plan to Referendum.

Battle CP Neighbourhood Plan 2019 – 2028 (Referendum Version)
Battle CP NP – Schedule of Modifications
Battle CP NP – Decision Statement
Battle CP NP – Decision Statement – Appendix 1
Battle CP NP – Report in support of Executive Decision
28 May 2021Publication of the Examiners Report (Regulation 18, 1)

The Examiner produced the Report in which modifications were recommended that would enable the Plan to proceed to Referendum.

Battle CP NP – Examination Report
22 Mar 2021Examination of the Battle Civil Parish Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 17)

John Slater was appointed to undertake an independent Examination of the Battle Civil Parish Neighbourhood Plan and was sent the Plan, along with the supporting documents and representations.

Battle CP NP – Examination
4 Dec 2020 – 29 Jan 2021Submission Consultation (Regulation 16)

Rother District Council carried out the Regulation 16 submission consultation for the Battle Civil Parish Neighbourhood Plan.

Battle CP NP – Summary of Representations
19 Nov 2020Submission of the Battle Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 15)

Battle Town Council submitted the Plan to Rother District Council.

Battle CP Neighbourhood Plan 2019 – 2028 (Submission Version)
Battle CP NP Annexe 1 – Battle CP Design Guidelines
Battle CP NP Annexe 2 – Battle CP Character Appraisal
Battle CP NP – Strategic Environmental Assessment
Battle CP NP – Basic Conditions Statement
Battle CP NP – Consultation Statement
Battle CP NP – Consultation Statement Appendix I – Communications Strategy
Battle CP NP – Consultation Statement Appendix II – Questionnaire Survey
Battle CP NP – Consultation Statement Appendix III – Photographs
Battle CP NP – Consultation Statement Appendix IV – Resources & Literature
20 Jan – 1 Mar 2020

Pre-submission Consultation (Regulation 14)

Battle Town Council carried out the pre-submission consultation on the draft Plan between 20 January and 1 March 2020.

11 Mar 2019

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Opinion

Rother District Council provided a formal SEA Screening Opinion for the Battle Civil Parish Neighbourhood Plan.

13 Apr 2015

Designation of Battle Parish as a Neighbourhood Area (Regulation 7)

Rother District Council confirmed that the marked area shown on the submitted map (being that of Battle Parish) was formally designated as a Neighbourhood Area.

20 Feb 2015

Application for the designation of Battle Parish as a Neighbourhood Area (Regulation 5)

Battle Town Council (as the relevant body) submitted to Rother District Council an application for the designation of Battle Parish as a Neighbourhood Area, along with the following documents:

Further information may be available on the Battle Neighbourhood Plan website.