Highworth neighbourhood plan
The Highworth neighbourhood plan was adopted, or made, at a full council meeting on 13 July 2017.
The plan now forms part of the statutory development plan for the borough and is used in the determination of planning proposals in Highworth parish. The adopted version of the plan is available to download:
Examination of the Highworth neighbourhood plan
During the consultation period for the Highworth neighbourhood plan, Mr Robert Bryan, BA Hons, MRTPI was appointed as the independent examiner. All comments received at the local authority publicity consultation were passed on for his consideration.
The examiner issued his report into the Highworth neighbourhood plan on 22 February 2017. He concluded that, subject to modifications, the plan met the necessary basic conditions as set out in Schedule 4b (8) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended). Subject to these modifications being made, the plan was allowed to proceed to referendum.