Examiner's Report

Following completion of the independent examination of the Bearley Neighbourhood Development Plan, the examiner issued his report to the District Council in September 2020.

In accordance with paragraph 18 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), The Local Planning Authority must now consider what action to take in response to the recommendations of the Examiner and decide what modifications, if any, are to be made to the Plan in order for it to proceed to referendum.


Following completion of the Regulation 16 (Formal Submission) consultation in December this year, the Bearley Neighbourhood Plan has been sent for examination by an independent examiner.

Formal Submission consultation

Bearley Parish Council has formally submitted the Bearley Neighbourhood Plan to Stratford District Council. In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), the District Council held a consultation between 31 October 2019 and Friday 13 December 2019 on the policies proposed in the Submission version of the Plan.

The Submission Draft Plan and associated consultation documents can be viewed below:

Supporting Documents

Local Green Spaces Assessments

Strategic Environment Assessment

Pre-Submission draft consultation

The Pre-Submission Draft of the Bearley Neighbourhood Plan was published for a six week period of consultation between 31 January 2019 and 14 March 2019 in accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Neighbourhood Area designation

The Bearley Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated on 9 September 2014. Bearley Parish Council was the relevant body that applied to the District Council for designation. The area application documents can be found below:

Find out more

For further information: please contact the Planning Policy team on 01789 260321 or email planning.policy@stratford-dc.gov.uk.

This page can be accessed quickly using the short link www.stratford.gov.uk/bearleynp

Contact: the Planning Policy team

Last updated on 19/11/2020