18 Nov Latest NDP update – COVID
Due to continuing lockdown the steering group have not had the opportunity to meet however a virtual meeting is planned in the next few weeks.
Please see below paragraph from the government website or use link https://www.gov.uk/guidance/neighbourhood-planning–2#covid-19 for further information.
What changes have been introduced to neighbourhood planning in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?
The government has been clear that all members of society are required to adhere to guidance to help combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The guidance has implications for neighbourhood planning including: the referendum process; decision-making; oral representations for examinations; public consultation; and the Community Infrastructure Levy. This planning guidance supersedes any relevant aspects of current guidance on neighbourhood planning, including in paragraphs 007, 056, 057, 061 and 081 until further notice.
- Referendums: All neighbourhood planning referendums that have been recently cancelled, or are scheduled to take place, between 16 March 2020 and 5 May 2021 are postponed in line with the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 until 6 May 2021.