Ilkley Town Council submitted its proposed Neighbourhood Development to the Council under Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) on 25 May 2021.
In accordance with Regulation 16 (Publicising a Plan Proposal), the Council is inviting representations from organisations and individuals on the submitted NDP and supporting documents.
Details of earlier stages in the neighbourhood plan process can be viewed on the Ilkley Town Council website.
The consultation runs from Friday, 16 July to Wednesday, 15 September 2021.
Representations can be made online using the Council’s OpusConsult consultation website, by email or in writing.
If making representations via email or in writing, it is recommended that they are made on the Representation Form provided below.
If you are making more than one comment on the Plan or supporting documentation, please use a separate Part B of the comment form. Please ensure you state clearly the policy or paragraph to which your comment relates.
If making more than one comment on the Plan or supporting documentation, please use a separate Part B of the comment form. Please ensure you state clearly the policy or paragraph to which your comment relates.
Comments should be submitted 5pm on Wednesday, 15 September 2021 to:
Local Plan Team
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
4th Floor, Britannia House
Late or anonymous comments will not be accepted.
Viewing the plan
The Ilkley Neighbourhood Development Plan and supporting documents can be viewed at the following locations.
Viewing the documents is by appointment only due to current restrictions, please use the links below to contact your preferred location to visit.
· Clarke Foley Community Centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley, LS29 9DZ (No appointments needed)
What happens next
Following the conclusion of the consultation period on Wednesday, 15 September 2021, all representations received will be logged and collated, before being submitted together with the Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents for an independent examination by a suitably qualified, and independent person, known as an examiner.
The independent examiner will assess whether the neighbourhood plan meets the Basic Conditions (set out in law) and other legislative requirements. They will determine whether the proceeds (with or without modifications) to a local referendum.
Details of the examiner’s appointment and the examination itself will be published when appropriate. The referendum will be arranged by the Council’s Electoral Services team, at a date to be arranged.