Strategic Environmental Assessment

In accordance with Regulation 12 of Part 3 of The Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004, an environmental report (known as a Strategic Environmental Assessment or SEA) has been prepared to identify, describe and evaluate the likely significant effect of the Brailes Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) on environmental factors; suggest measures by which any adverse effects could be mitigated; make recommendations to improve the environmental performance of the Plan; and provide an opportunity for statutory consultees and interested parties to offer views on any aspect of the SEA process.

Regulation 13 of the above Regulations states that a SEA report shall be made available along with the draft Plan (draft plan is for information only) for the purposes of consultation (jointly known as ‘the relevant documents'). As such, notice is hereby given that the a 5 week consultation period will run between 30 July and 3 September for comments to be received specifically in relation to the SEA Report. Please submit any comments to

A previous version of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) was consulted on during October and November of 2017. An earlier draft of the Brailes NDP was also made available for information only.

Neighbourhood area designation

The Brailes Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated by the cabinet on 16 June 2014. Brailes Priors Parish Council was the relevant body that applied to the district council for designation. The area application documents can be found below:

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For further information: please contact the Planning Policy team on 01789 260334 or email

Last updated on 13/08/2018

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