Wooburn and Bourne End Neighbourhood Plan submission consultation

Closed 3 Nov 2022

Opened 22 Sep 2022


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We want to hear the views of local residents and organisations on the Neighbourhood Plan for Wooburn and Bourne End.

In February 2015, the Parish of Wooburn and Bourne End was designated a Neighbourhood Area by the former Wycombe District Council, now Buckinghamshire Council.

This followed an application by Wooburn and Bourne End Parish Council.

Wooburn and Bourne End Parish Council has completed a period of local community engagement on the Neighbourhood Plan and have submitted the final draft version to us.

The next stage of the process is for us, as the local authority, to carry out a public consultation on the submitted plan.

This is a final opportunity for local people to comment on the modified plan before it goes to independent examination.

The Wooburn and Bourne End Neighbourhood Plans policies relate to:

  • Conservation areas and heritage assets
  • Residential infill and quality design
  • Access and layout of new infrastructure developments
  • Parking applications for new developments and existing properties
  • Conservation area character assessments
  • Development impact on watercourses, hedgerows and bats
  • Safeguarding community facilities and public houses
  • Designation of local green spaces and separation of settlements in Wooburn and Bourne End Neighbourhood Area
  • New link road width and bus service
  • Slate Meadow site entrance
  • Preserving the character of Hawks Hill and Harvest Hill area

Related documents

Please see the documents below for more information about the Wooburn and Bourne End Neighbourhood Plan:

How to submit a comment

You can submit a comment in one of the following ways:

If you have any questions about this consultation, please email us at neighbourhoodplanning@buckinghamshire.gov.uk or phone us on 01296 383 698.

You will need to provide your name and address when responding as planning law states that we cannot accept anonymous comments.

If you would like to be notified of future progress with the Neighbourhood Plan, please indicate this in your response.

Please make sure we receive your comments before midnight on Thursday 3 November 2022. We cannot consider any comments received after that deadline.

What happens next

Following consultation, we will collate the responses and submit them to an independent examiner.

The examiner will consider public comments and ensure the Plan meets conditions laid out in the Localism Act and other relevant regulations.

If the plan passes independent examination, the next stage is a local referendum to see whether the Plan has community support.

If it is supported, we will adopt it as part of local planning policy to assess planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area to which the plan relates.


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