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Assington Neighbourhood Plan

Assington Parish Council have begun the process of preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). When complete, the Plan may:

  • contain planning policies for the development and use of land;
  • allocate sites within the parish for new homes, employment and community land uses;
  • provide further guidance on the appearance and design of any new buildings.

Latest news ...

SEA / HRA Screening & Determination (May 2020)

The Pre-submission draft version of the NDP was assessed to determine whether a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and/or a Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) were required. The outcome of this exercise was that the need for an SEA Scoping Report and/or HRA Scoping Report were both 'screened-out'. A copy of the relevant reports and Notices of Determination are published below:

Previous stages ...

Reg 14 Pre-submission Consultation (15 Feb - 30 Mar 2020)

Pre-submission consultation on the draft Assington NDP took place between 15 February and 30 March 2020. See the parish council Neighbourhood Plan web-page for more details.

Reg 05 Area Designation (June 2018)

On 26 June 2018, Assington Parish Council submitted an application to define the boundary of their Neighbourhood Plan. Under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Babergh District Council confirmed the designated NDP area on 29 June 2018. A notice to this effect, a copy of the application and a map identifying the NDP area can be viewed below:

Assington NDP Area Designation Notice

Assington NDP Area Designation Application

Assington NDP Area Map (Note: The area follows the parish boundary)