Bishop's Stortford All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley
A review of the Neighbourhood Plan is underway and the submission documents are currently out for public consultation until 24 January 2022. Please review on our Consultations and Engagements page.
|Date of Designation Request||Body Submitting Request||Designation Agreed||Pre-Submission Consultation (Reg 14)||Submission to East Herts (Reg 15)||6 week Consultation (Reg 16)||Examination||Referendum||Adoption|
|7 March 2014||Bishop's Stortford Town Council||5 July 2014||March - April 2016||July 2016||November - December 2016||May 2017||7th September 2017||October 2017|
Current Stage- Adopted Neighbourhood Plan
The Neighbourhood Plan has been formally 'adopted' and will be used as a part of the East Herts Development Plan.
The final version of the Neighbourhood Plan and Policies Map can be viewed below:
On the 7th September 2017, the Bishop's Stortford Neighbourhood Plan for All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley went to Referendum. The Neighbourhood Plan has been voted on and approved by the residents of the Neighbourhood Area. With a turnout of 15.8% there was an overall 'yes' vote of 2,512 (78.7%).
East Herts Council published a decision statement on the 27th June 2017 confirming that the Bishop's Stortford Neighbourhood Plan for All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley met the basic conditions and could proceed to referendum.
The full Examiner's Report and the Initial Letter can be viewed below:
Neighbourhood Area Designation
The All Saints, Central, South wards and part of Thorley in Bishop's Stortford were declared a Neighbourhood Area on the 5th July 2014. The designation request and map defining the area are available below: