The Story So Far

2012   Harberton Parish Council resolved to create a Neighbourhood Plan
2013   HNP Steering Group was formed
2013   First Consultation – A simple survey was sent to all households and open days were held in Harberton and Harbertonford
2014   First draft Neighbourhood Plan was written and published
2015   Second Consultation – open days were carried out in Harberton and Harbertonford
2015   Second Consultation – detailed questionnaire was sent to every household in the Parish (two copies, twice over 3 months)
2015   The responses from the open days and the questionnaires were compiled and published on the website
2015   Re-draft the Neighbourhood Plan chapters based on the responses from the open days and the questionnaires
2016   Consultation with SHDC
2016   Detailed Consultation and re-writing of each chapter of the Draft HNP
2017   Site visits
2017   Site assessments
2017   Detailed consultation with SHDC
2017   Draft and policy adjustments
2017   Site Detailed Assessments and Draft Conditions

Still to happen!

2020   Statutory consultation of Parish residents, stakeholders and other interested parties.
2020   Create final draft of Neighbourhood Plan based on responses.
2020   Submit to Parish Council for approval
2020   Parish Council to submit to SHDC and Planning Inspector.
2020   If approved, SHDC will conduct a referendum in the Parish – a simple Yes / No Vote to support or reject the Neighbourhood Plan.

Some HNP policies might repeat national and local policy. This is done explicitly to reinforce those policies that are important to local people, and ensure that those policies remain current and in force, even if national or regional policy changes.

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