Examination of the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 17)

Andrew Ashcroft was appointed as Independent Examiner, in liaison with Battle Town Council, to undertake the Examination on Wednesday 20 January 2021.

Please see the Burwash NP Examination page for a timeline of the milestones and correspondence between Rother District Council, Burwash Parish Council and the Examiner.

Submission Consultation (Regulation 16)

Rother District Council carried out the formal consultation, under Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, between 11 September and 6 November 2020.

A summary of all duly made representations can be found below. All representations have been forwarded to the Independent Examiner.

You can view and download all of the consultation documents by clicking on the links under Milestones.


20 Jan 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.