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Gwinear-Gwithian Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan

Gwinear-Gwithian Parish Council agreed to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for the area.This page provides you with information on the Gwinear-Gwithian Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Neighbourhood Plan Adoption

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Gwinear- Gwithian Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan is now formally made and can be used from 26th October 2017, as part of the development plan in development management decisions in Gwinear-Gwithian Neighbourhood Plan Area. The adopted neighbourhood plan, report and decision notice is available to download below:

The Gwinear - Gwithian Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum was held on 14 September 2017. The plan was successful and the result was:

  • Number cast in favour of a 'Yes': 626
  • Number cast in favour of a 'No': 83

For further information you can download the documents below:

The Gwinear - Gwithian Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan was submitted for examination on 31 January 2017. The independent examiner appointed to carry out the examination was Rosemary Kidd. The Council’s decision was to accept the proposed modifications and approve the Plan. The Neighbourhood Development Plan examination report and amended Neighbourhood Plan is available to download below:

After an initial assessment of the neighbourhood plan and the background evidence and representations, the examiner raised a number of questions for response from the Qualifying Body, Gwinear Gwithian Parish Council, and the Local Planning Authority, Cornwall Council. Both parties contributed to an agreed joint response; view the Examiner’s questions and joint response, along with additional information that was requested for question 4, question 6 and question 18.

Gwinear-Gwithian Parish Council submitted their plan proposal to Cornwall Council for their designated Neighbourhood Development Plan Area, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

Cornwall Council consulted residents and other interested stakeholders on the plan proposal for the Gwinear-Gwithian area. The consultation ran between Thursday 24 November 2016 and 12 January 2017 for seven weeks due to the Christmas period.

The plan proposal included a copy of a map and statement which identifies the area to which the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan relates; a consultation statement; the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan, a statement explaining how the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan meets the requirements of paragraph 8 of Schedule 4B to the 1990 Act (the Basic Conditions Statement), a Delivery strategy, Equality assessment and a Sustainability appraisal. 

Copies of the documents were available to view below, or through the Planning register (planning application number PA16/00017/NDP) and hard copies were available from Carnhell Green Shop and Post Office, Reawla Stores, Gwinear Church, Connor Downs Post Office and the Red River Inn Public House during the consultation period.

The Neighbourhood Planning documents can be downloaded below:

Gwinear-Gwithian Parish Council submitted an application and map to designation their Neighbourhood Area on 18 March 2013. Cornwall Council consulted residents and other interested stakeholders on the designation between 4 April and 16 May 2013. Copies of the application letter and statement that explains how the Parish Council and Neighbourhood Area met the conditions of Section 61G(2) of the Town And Country Planning Act 1990, were made available to view from Hayle One Stop Shop during the six week consultation period. 

Copies of the documents are available to download below:

For further information please see the Gwinear-Gwithian Neighbourhood Plan website.