Our Neighbourhood Plan has been approved at Referendum by a landslide in October 2019. Wootton Parish Council would like to thank everyone that voted in the referendum and every person on the Steering Group that contributed to the Joint Neighbourhood Plan.
Please see: http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/wshw/ for formal details.
Please see this page for Wootton Parish Council’s repository of Neighbourhood Plan documents.
On 24 October residents voted for the adoption of the Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan. The official results were:
- Votes in favour of adopting the neighbourhood plan (YES vote): 544 (89.5%)
- Votes against adopting the neighbourhood plan (NO vote): 64 (10.5%)
- Turnout: 17.1%
Section 3 of the Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 (as amended) gives neighbourhood plans full legal effect once they have passed their local referendum.
What is a Neighbourhood Plan?
A Neighbourhood Plan is, under the Localism Act, part of the statutory planning process. It aims to allow communities to have a significant role in shaping the development of growth in their local area.
Where can I found out more?
Wootton Parish Council set up a dedicated website for the Neighbourhood Plan you can go to the dedicated website by clicking on the link below: www.wshwnp.org.uk or by seeing Wootton Parish Council’s repository of documents on this page: Wootton Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan Repository.