The Burwash Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan 2020-2028 forms part of the Development Plan for Rother District and is used when determining planning applications within the designated Neighbourhood Area of Burwash Parish.


4 Jul 2022Adoption of the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 19)

The Burwash Neighbourhood Plan was made by Rother District Council at Full Council.

Burwash NP – Regulation 19 Decision Statement (11 Jul 2022)
Burwash NP – SEA Adoption Statement (11 Jul 2022)
16 Jun 2022Referendum on the Adoption of the Burwash Neighbourhood Development Plan

Residents of Burwash Parish voted 755 to 28 in favour of adopting the modified Plan.

Burwash NP – Declaration of Results (Jun 2021)
9 Jul 2021Decision to go to Referendum (Regulation 18, 2)

Rother District Council decided to take the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan to Referendum.

Burwash Neighbourhood Plan 2020 – 2028 (Referendum Version)
Burwash NP – Appendix P: The Assessment of Development and Opportunities of Opportunities in Burwash Village
Burwash NP – Schedule of Modifications (June 2021)
Burwash NP – Decision Statement (9th July 2021)
13 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.

Burwash NP – Examination Report
20 Jan – 13 May 2021Examination of the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 17)

Andrew Ashcroft was appointed to undertake an independent Examination of the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan and was sent the Plan, along with the supporting documents and representations.

Burwash NP – Examination
11 Sep – 6 Nov 2020

Submission Consultation (Regulation 16)

Rother District Council carried out the regulation 16 submission consultation for the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan.

Burwash NP – Submission Consultation Representations
27 Aug 2020

Submission of the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 15)

Burwash Parish Council submitted the Plan to Rother District Council.

30 May – 18 Jul 2019

Pre-submission Consultation (Regulation 14)

Burwash Parish Council carried out the pre-submission consultation on the draft Plan between 30 May 2019 and 18 July 2019.

19 Oct 2018

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Opinion

Rother District Council provided a formal SEA Screening Opinion for the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan.

7 Jun 2016

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

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

14 Apr 2016

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

Burwash Parish Council (as the relevant body) submitted to Rother District Council an application for the designation of Burwash Parish as a Neighbourhood Area.

This application included 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 Burwash Parish Council is a relevant body for the purposes of section 61G of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

For more information, please visit the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan website.