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Stone Neighbourhood Plan

    Stone Town Council has prepared a Neighbourhood Plan for the Parish of Stone Town in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2015. 

    The Town Council submitted their Neighbourhood Plan to Stafford Borough Council for independent Examination. The submission of the Stone Neighbourhood Plan was accompanied by a Basic Conditions Statement, a Consultation Statement and a Screening Assessment.

    Please click on the following links to view the submitted documents.

    Publication and Consultation of the Neighbourhood Plan

    As required by Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations, the Council invited representations during a public consultation on the submission version of the Stone Neighbourhood Plan. The consultation took place between 6 November 2018 and 18 December 2018.

    Next Steps

    Following the consultation, the Council has now collated all of the submitted responses received. These responses will be sent to the appointed Examiner, along with the submitted documents, so that the Stone Neighbourhood Plan can be Examined. 

    Following the Examination, the appointed Examiner will produce an Examiner’s Report and recommend if the Plan can be put to a public referendum. The Council must then consider the Examiner’s report and make a decision on whether to put the Plan to public referendum or refuse the Plan. If agreed, the Council will arrange a referendum. If more than 50% of the votes at the referendum are in favour of the Plan it will form part of Stafford Borough’s local development plan.

    To find out more about the Stone Neighbourhood Plan, please visit www.stonetowncouncil.gov.uk.

    How we will use your details

    The independent Examiner will consider all representations received, using them to inform the next stage of the process for the Stone Neighbourhood Plan 2016 - 2031. Comments cannot be treated as confidential. Your personal information, such as your postal and email address will not be published and signatures will be redacted, but your name and organisation will be made available. We will only use your personal information to send you information on the Neighbourhood Plan and associated planning policy matters.

    We believe you should always know what data we collect from you and how we use it, and that you should have meaningful control over both. As part of our ongoing commitment to transparency, and in relation to the new General Data Protection Regulation (May 2018), we have updated our Privacy Policy.

    Stafford Borough Council is the data controller and you can find information about how we handle your personal data by visiting www.staffordbc.gov.uk/privacynotices and if you have any queries or would like to unsubscribe from receiving information then please contact forwardplanningconsultations@staffordbc.gov.uk.

     

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