King's Somborne Neighbourhood Plan

Submission for Examination

The Kings Somborne Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to the independent examiner, David Hogger BA MSc MRTPI MCIHT on 11 April 2023. The following documents were submitted to the examiner and can be found under the documents tab:

  • Kings Somborne Regulation 16 NDP Submission Document
  • Designated Area Map
  • Kings Somborne NDP consultation statement
  • Kings Somborne Basic conditions statement
  • Appropriate Assessment under the Habitat regulations. 
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment
  • Kings Somborne Regulation 16 representations

The Evidence base documents can be found on the Kings Somborne Parish Council webpage: King's Somborne Neighbourhood Plan

The examiner will consider whether the plan meets certain basic conditions, satisfies legal requirements, and identifies an appropriate area for a referendum.

The basic conditions, which are set out in the legislation, are intended to ensure that neighbourhood plans are compatible with their wider context. The plan must:

  • have regard to national planning policies and advice contained in guidance issued by the Secretary of State
  • contribute to achieving sustainable development
  • be in general conformity with the strategic policies of the development plan for the area (The Test Valley Local Plan); and
  • be compatible with EU obligations and human rights requirements