1. Neighbourhood plan guidance and governing regulations
Government Green Belt Policy, HC Library Note March 2014
Preparing an Evidence base, guidance from the website of the Rural Community Council of Essex
2. Previous planning exercises and documents covering the WNP area
WTC notice of intention to pursue the creation of a neighbourhood plan, December 2012.
The notice was published on WTC’s old website.
WTC application to designate a neighbourhood plan area, 25 April 2013.
Map of Designated Neighbourhood area, approved by CBC in July 2013.
Extracts from Colchester Borough Council Local Development Framework where it affects Wivenhoe
Information on implications for WNP of Tendring District Council Local Plan.
WNP Steering Group response to Tendring District Council’s Issues & Options consultation which includes building 2,000 homes with CBC on the north side of the A133. For the original consultation document click here
3. Borough and County general planning documents
Colchester Site Allocations DPD was adopted at Full Council on 13th October 2010. The policies/proposals in the Site Allocations DPD supersede the Local Plan policies and are now a material consideration and used in the determination of planning applications.
Essex Regional Spatial Strategy (RSS), 2008 plan still in force though expected to be abolished.
Colchester Borough Council Local Development Framework (LDF) Core Strategy
CBC Backland and Infill SPD, adopted December 2010
Wivenhoe Quay ward profile 2011
Wivenhoe Cross ward profile 2011
Greater Essex Demographic Forecasts 2012-2027 (this is a link to an external document)
4. Surveys and reports produced by other bodies
Wivenhoe Conservation Area Appraisal 2007, a Draft document as it was never formally adopted by CBC.
Village Voices, a companion document to the Wivenhoe Town Plan 2008, giving an insight into the views expressed by residents in answer to open-ended questions, in the survey for the Wivenhoe Town Plan 2008.
Wivenhoe Local List The attached document is the submission to the Local Development Framework Committee. The list is appended to the submission. The list was adopted by CBC 26 March 2012.
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