Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan

March / April 2016

Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan Making (adoption)

On Wednesday 23rd March 2016 Mid Sussex District Council resolved to ‘make’ the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Development Plan. The Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan has been formally ‘made’ as of 24th March 2016. The Turners Hill Neighbourhood Development Plan and accompanying Documents including the Environmental Report and the Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 20 Adoption Statement can be inspected, free of charge at the principal office of Mid Sussex District Council in Haywards Heath during normal office hours and are additionally available for inspection below:

 

January 2016 

Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

A Neighbourhood Planning Referendum was held on Thursday 28th January 2016 where those who live within Turners Hill were asked "Do you want Mid Sussex District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Turners Hill to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?" People living in Turners Hill voted as follows: 

Yes: 325

No: 58

Other: 0

Turn Out Rate: 30.3 %

 

December 2015 

Information Statement

On the 30th November 2015 Mid Sussex District Council formally accepted the Recommendations of the Independent Examiner for the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan. This decision enables a Referendum to take place on the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan.

A neighbourhood planning referendum will be held for the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Development Plan 2014-2031 on Thursday 28th January 2016. The question asked in the referendum will be:

"Do you want Mid Sussex District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Turners Hill to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The referendum area is the Turners Hill Parish Area.

Map of Turners Hill showing the neighbourhood plan area

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on 12th January 2016

  • He or She is entitled to vote in a local government election in the Referendum Area; and
  • His or her qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum Area. A persons qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be registered.

The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2435.93

The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which the limit has been calculated is 1253.

The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

The Specified Documents

These documents can also be viewed at:

Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands, Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1SS.

October 2015

Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan Examination Report

On the 23rd October 2015 Mid Sussex District Council received the Independent Examiner's Report on the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan. The report concludes that subject to modifications the Plan should proceed to Referendum and a decision by the Local Planning authority to formally accept the recommendations is likely to take place at Cabinet on 30th November 2015.

August 2015

Examination Information

The District Council has appointed Brian Dodd as the Examiner for the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan. Brian is a Chartered Town Planner and Accredited Mediator with significant relevant experience. He has experience of all the requisite fields, either directly as a town planner, or indirectly as an Inspector and Examiner.

A summary of representations made on the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan is available in the Turners Hill Summary of Representations Document

May 2015

Mid Sussex District Council is publishing the submitted Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan. The consultation will run from 13th May 2015 until 25th June 2015.

The Plan is for the Parish as a whole and looks at a wide range of issues, including achieving high quality development which meets local housing needs, supporting local businesses by allocating land for additional car parking and seeking to address traffic related issues.

How to comment on the Neighbourhood Plan

Online: Online Form

Email: neighbourhoodplans@midsussex.gov.uk

Post: Planning Policy and Economic Development, Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1SS

Alternatively, a Microsoft Word version of the form can be completed and returned by email or by post to the addresses above. A Guidance Note has been prepared to assist anyone who wishes to make a representation to the Turners Hill Neighbourhood Plan. All comments must be received by 4pm on 24th June 2015.

Other submitted documents