The Elmsett Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) has been prepared by Elmsett Parish Council and will be used to help guide and shape future development in the parish.
In an 'out of meeting' decision taken on 10 December 2019 Babergh District Council resolved to 'make' (adopt) the Elmsett NDP following a majority 'yes' vote in favour of doing so by local residents.
The Plan, which covers the period to 2036, now forms part of the development plan framework for the district and will be used to determine planning applications in Elmsett unless material considerations indicate otherwise.
Reg 18 Local Referendum (7 Nov 2019)
Reg 17 Independent Examination (Aug 2019)
Reg 16 Submission Consultation (11 Feb – 27 Mar 2019)
SEA / HRA Screening & Determination (Jan 2019)
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 the need for an HRA Scoping Report were both 'screened-out'. A copy of the relevant reports and Notices of Determination are published below:
Reg 14 Pre-submission Consultation (19 Oct to 30 Nov 2018)
Reg 5 Area Designation (27 Oct 2017)