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.