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Notice ID: SW4070577

Notice effective from
21st July 2017 to 20th August 2017

HIGHWORTH NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN Decision Statement published pursuant to Section 38A (9) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 as amended by the Localism Act 2011 (Schedule 9), and Regulations 19 and 20 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

At a full Council on 13th July 2017, Swindon Borough Council formally decided to make (adopt) the Highworth Neighbourhood Plan under Section 38A (4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) . This means the Highworth Neighbourhood Plan has now been brought into legal force, forming part of the statutory development plan for Swindon Borough and will be used in the determination of planning proposals in the Highworth Neighbourhood Planning Area. Reasons for Decision The Highworth Neighbourhood Plan meets the basic conditions and is compliant with the legal and procedural requirements. Paragraph 38A (4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) requires the Council to make the Neighbourhood Plan if more than half of those voting in the referendum upon the Plan have voted in favour of the Plan being used to inform planning applications in the area. The Plan was endorsed by more than the required threshold in the referendum of 25th May 2017.

The Highworth Neighbourhood Plan and relevant accompanying documents can be viewed on the Swindon Borough Council website policy/650/neighbourhood_planning  

Hard copies can be viewed at the Council Offices: Wat Tyler House, Beckhampton Street, Swindon Section 61N of Schedule 9 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) states that any person who is aggrieved by the making of the Plan under section 61E (4) or (8) may make an application to the High Court under Section 113 of the Planning & Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) on the grounds that • the document is not within the appropriate power, • a procedural requirement has not been complied with. Such an application must be made within six weeks of the date of the decision to make the Plan, i.e. by 24th August 2017. Richard Bell Head of Planning, Regulatory Services and Heritage Swindon Borough Council


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Swindon Borough Council

Civic Offices , Euclid Street , Swindon , Wiltshire , SN1 2JH 01793 445 500


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