West Dean and West Tytherley Neighbourhood Plan

Submission for Examination

The West Dean and West Tytherley Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to the independent examiner, David Hogger BA MSc MRTPI MCIHT on 22 September 2021. The following documents were submitted to the examiner and can be found under the documents tab:

  • West Dean and West Tytherley Regulation 16 NDP Submission Document
  • Designated Area Map
  • West Dean and West Tytherley NDP consultation statement
  • West Dean and West Tytherley Basic conditions statement
  • Appropriate Assessment under the Habitat regulations.  One from Wiltshire Council and one from Test Valley Borough Council.
  • A statement of reasons why a Strategic environmental assessment is not required
  • West Dean and West Tytherley  Regulation 16 representations
  • Village Green Defining Evidence
  • Evidence base documents – these can be found on the West Dean and West Tytherley webpage  Consultation (Reg 14) (wdwtplan.org.uk)

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