Issue - decisions
Goudhurst Neighbourhood Development Plan
That the independent examiner’s Report on the
Goudhurst Neighbourhood Development Plan (GNDP) be noted and
That the GNDP be modified in part, according to the
examiner’s recommendations and following discussion with
Goudhurst Parish Council be approved.
That the Decision Statement at Appendix C and the
decision to progress the GNDP as set out at Appendix D to
referendum be approved (noting that the referendum area is
That in the event the referendum result on the GNDP
is positive with more than 50% of the vote, the Council formally
makes the GNDP as set out in Appendix D so that it has effect as
part of the statutory Development Plan for the Neighbourhood Area
(Goudhurst Parish) be approved.
REASON FOR DECISION:
Approved Neighbourhood Plans become part of the development plan
for the Borough and are a key document in the determination of
planning applications that allow the local community to take
responsibility for land use planning in their area.