Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Plan

Plan to Proceed to Referendum

The Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Plan was independently examined between May and August 2022 and the Examiner recommended that, subject to some proposed modifications, the Plan should proceed to referendum.

The District Council has now endorsed the Plan to proceed to a referendum to be held on Thursday 2 March 2023.

The polling station will be:

  • Fenny Compton Village Hall, Memorial Road, Fenny Compton CV47 2XU

The question on the ballot paper will be as follows:

“Do you want Stratford-on-Avon District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Fenny Compton to help decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

A number of documents (referred to as ‘specified documents' in the Neighbourhood Planning regulations) are listed below to assist voters.

Independent Examiner's Report

Following completion of the Independent Examination of the Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Plan, the Examiner issued his report to the District Council in August this year and this can be viewed below:

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

Examiner's Questions

The independent examiner, Mr Andrew Matheson, for Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Plan has requested clarification from Fenny Compton Parish Council on several matters.


Following completion of the Regulation 16 (Formal Submission) consultation in March this year, the Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Plan has now been sent for examination by an independent examiner, Mr Andrew Matheson.

Formal Submission Consultation

In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Stratford-on-Avon District Council held a public consultation on the policies proposed in the Submission Draft of the Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Development Plan. The consultation ran from Thursday 3 February 2022 until Friday 18 March 2022.

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

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Report

Supporting Documents

For the area designation documents see the Neighbourhood Area Designation section below.

Pre-Submission Draft Consultation

The Pre-Submission Draft of the Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Plan was published for a six week period of consultation between 2 November 2020 and 18 December 2020 in accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Neighbourhood Area Designation

The Fenny Compton Neighbourhood Plan area was designated in December 2016. Fenny Compton Parish Council was the relevant body that applied to the District Council for designation. The area application documents can be found below:

Contact: The Planning Policy team

Last updated on 19/01/2023