Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Making (adoption)
On Wednesday 23rd March 2016 Mid Sussex District Council resolved to ‘make’ the Twineham Neighbourhood Development Plan. The Twineham Neighbourhood Plan has been formally ‘made’ as of 24th March 2016. The Twineham 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:
- The Twineham Neighbourhood Plan
- The Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 20 Statement
- The Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Sustainability Appraisal
- The Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Sustainability Appraisal Non Technical Summary
- The Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Environmental Report Adoption Statement
- The Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Habitats Regulations Assessment Screening
Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
A Neighbourhood Planning Referendum was held on Thursday 28th January 2016 where those who live within Twineham were asked "Do you want Mid Sussex District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Twineham to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?" People living in Twineham voted as follows:
Turn Out Rate: 50.9%
Twineham Neighbourhood Plan
December 2015 - Information Statement
On the 30th November 2015 Mid Sussex District Council formally accepted the Recommendations of the Independent Examiner for the Twineham Neighbourhood Plan. This decision enables a Referendum to take place on the Twineham Neighbourhood Plan.
A neighbourhood planning referendum will be held for the Twineham 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 Twineham to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”
The referendum area is the Twineham Parish 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 £2374.45
The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which the limit has been calculated is 211.
The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.
The Specified Documents
- Twineham Neighbourhood Plan
- Twineham Neighbourhood Plan (As seen by the examiner)
- Twineham Examination Report
- Summary of Representations sent to the Examiner
- Decision Statement from Mid Sussex District Council as the Local Planning Authority stating the Plan meets the Basic Conditions
- General Information on Neighbourhood Planning
- Referendum Information for Voters
These documents can also be viewed at:
Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands, Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1SS.
Twineham Neighbourhood Plan Examination Report
On the 21st October 2015 Mid Sussex District Council received the Independent Examiner's Report on the Twineham 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.
A summary of representations made on the Twineham Neighbourhood Plan is available in the Twineham Summary of Representations Document.