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Hitcham Neighbourhood Plan

Hitcham 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.

Progress to date ...

Stage 2 - Preparing a draft NDP

Responsibility for preparing the NDP now rests with the Parish Council and local community. Further details may be available on the Hitcham Parish Council website

Stage 1 - Area Designation (Jan 2020)

On 7 January 2020, Hitcham 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 20 January 2020. A notice to this effect, a copy of the application and a map identifying the NDP area can be viewed below:

Hitcham NDP Area Designation Notice

Hitcham NDP Area Designation Application

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