Neighbourhood planning in Effingham - more information
Effingham neighbourhood area consultation
We consulted on the proposed Effingham Neighbourhood Area between 1 February and 14 March 2012 and designated it on 4 April 2013. Check the following documents:
On 4 April 2014 we designated the Effingham Neighbourhood Area.
From 6 May to 18 July 2016, Effingham Parish Council consulted on a draft version of the neighbourhood plan. It considered the comments received and produced a final version of the plan for submission.
Effingham Neighbourhood Plan consultation and examination
On 3 March 2017, Effingham Parish Council submitted the plan to us.
From 20 March to 30 April 2017, we consulted on the plan and appointed an independent examiner. Read theand . The examination took place from June to September 2017. The examiner recommended residents of the Effignham Neighbourhood Area should vote on an amended version of the plan in a referendum.
We accepted the examiner's recommendations.
Check theand .
You can also check the.
Effingham Neighbourhood Plan referendum
On 22 February 2018 residents of the Effingham neighbourhood area voted on the Neighbourhood Plan in a referendum. A majority voted 'Yes' to the following question:
Do you want Guildford Borough Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Effingham to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?
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We adopted the Effingham Neighbourhood Plan on 10 April 2018.