Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan has now been 'made'

Stratford-on-Avon District Council resolved that the Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan was 'made' on 21 Feb 2022. It is now formally part of the District Council's development plan and will be used to assist in making decisions on planning applications within the area.

'Yes' vote at Referendum

On Thursday 20 January 2022, voters in Tysoe voted ‘yes' to the Neighbourhood Plan.

  • 92.2% (404 people) of those voting said ‘Yes'
  • 7.5% (33 people) of those voting said ‘No'
  • One spoilt ballot paper
  • The turnout was 46%

Plan to Proceed to Referendum

The Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan was independently examined between February and April 2021 and the Examiner recommended that, subject to a small number of proposed modifications, the Plan should proceed to referendum. In one instance, the Local Planning Authority disagreed with a decision recommended by the Examiner. In accordance with Regulation 17A of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) and Development Management Procedure (Amendment) Regulations 2016, the Local Planning Authority publicised the proposed amendments to the recommended modification for a minimum 6 week consultation between 16 September and 29 October 2021.

The District Council endorsed the Plan to proceed to a referendum held on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Referendum version of the Tysoe Neighbourhood Development Plan

Outcome of Regulation 17A Consultation and Decision for Plan to Proceed to Referendum

The District Council issued a Decision Statement on the Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan, and the Portfolio Holder for Place and Economy at the District Council endorsed the recommendation for the Plan to proceed to referendum.

In the majority of instances, the Council accepted the Examiner's recommended modifications on the Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan following the first Reg.17A consultation. In one instance, the Local Planning Authority disagreed with a decision recommended by the Examiner.

In accordance with Regulation 17A of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) and Development Management Procedure (Amendment) Regulations 2016, the Local Planning Authority publicised the proposed amendments to the Examiner's recommended modification for a minimum 6 week consultation between 16 September and 29 October 2021.

The District Council has considered each of the representations received through the Regulation 17A consultation. The Consultation Statement below details each of the representations received and the District Council's response.

Reg.17A consultation on proposed amendments to the Independent Examiner's recommended modifications (2021)

Following receipt of the report of the Independent Examiner on the Reg.17A version Tysoe Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) from 2020, the Local Planning Authority decided what action to take in response to each of the recommended modifications set out in the report.

In respect of Natural Environment Policy 6, the decision of the Local Planning Authority differed from that recommended by the Examiner. Therefore, in accordance with Regulation 17A of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) and Development Management Procedure (Amendment) Regulations 2016, the Local Planning Authority publicised the proposed amendments to the recommended modifications for a minimum 6 week period, inviting the submission of representations from organisations and individuals on the changes.

The changes are summarised in the documents below:

The six week period ran between 16 September and 29th October 2021 and is now closed.

Final Examiner's Report on Reg.17A version NDP

Re-examination following Reg.17A consultation

The District Council appointed the original Independent Examiner of the Tysoe NDP to re-examine the Plan following completion of the Regulation 17A consultation. The examination took place between February and April 2021, with the Examiner's report issued on 4 May 2021.

Representations to Regulation 17A consultation

Below are the representations received on the proposed amendments to the Independent Examiner's recommended modifications, publicised through the six week Reg.17A consultation.

Reg.17A consultation on proposed amendments to the Independent Examiner's recommended modifications (2020)

Following receipt of the report of the Independent Examiner of the Tysoe Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP), the Local Planning Authority decided what action to take in response to each of the recommended modifications set out in the report.

In a small number of instances, the Local Planning Authority's decision differed from those recommended by the Examiner. Therefore, in accordance with Regulation 17A of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) and Development Management Procedure (Amendment) Regulations 2016, the Local Planning Authority publicised the proposed amendments to the recommended modifications for a minimum 6 week period, inviting the submission of representations from organisations and individuals on the changes.

Examiner's Report

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

Examiner's questions

The independent examiner for the Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan requested clarification from Tysoe Parish Council and Stratford-on-Avon District Council on several matters:

Response to Examiner's Questions

Examination

Following completion of the Regulation 16 (Formal Submission) consultation in June 2019r, the Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan was sent for examination by an independent examiner. The Examiner's correspondence can be seen below:

The third party representations submitted through the consultation process can be viewed in the schedule and associated documents listed below:

Formal Submission consultation

In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Stratford-on-Avon District Council held a consultation on the policies proposed in the Submission version of the Plan. The consultation ran from Thursday 16th May 2019 until 5.00pm on Friday 28th June 2019.

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

Supporting Documents

Consultation Statement Appendices

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

Pre-submission Draft consultation

The Pre-Submission Draft of the Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan was published for a six week period of consultation between 9 July 2018 and 16 September 2018 in accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Neighbourhood Area designation

The Tysoe Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated on 10 February 2014. Tysoe Parish Council was the relevant body that applied to the district council for designation. The area application documents can be found below:

For further information: please contact the Planning Policy team on 01789 260320 or email planning.policy@stratford-dc.gov.uk.

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

Contact: the Planning Policy team

Last updated on 03/05/2022