The date for the Glapthorn Neighbourhood Plan Referendum has been set for Thursday, 5th July 2018 and will be managed by East Northamptonshire Council, similar to any Local or National Election. The referendum will be held in the Glapthorn Village Hall. The Village Hall will be open for voting between 7am and 10pm. Anyone wishing to register for postal voting or proxy voting should contact ENC as soon as possible and no later than 19th June or 27th June respectively.
Adoption of the plan requires a majority "yes" vote in the referendum
The question to be posed at the Referendum is expected to be
"Do you want East Northamptonshire Council to use the Glapthorn Neighbourhood Plan to help decide planning applications in the neighbourhood?"
Glapthorn Neighbourhood Plan
The Referendum Version of the Glapthorn Neighbourhood Plan is being distributed to every household in Glapthorn Parish and is also available below. The earlier version of the plan which was subject to the Regulation 16 consultations and then Independent Examination is also available below showing the modifications (highlighted) which are now included in the final Referendum Version as prescribed by the Independent Examiner.
- Referendum Version of the Glapthorn Neighbourhood Plan
- Earlier Version with modifications highlighted.
The Neighbourhood Planning Group on behalf of the Parish Council has produced and distributed to households, two leaflets explaining the outcome of the Independent Examination and providing a summary of the Referendum Version of the Plan:
- April 2018 – The Independent Examiner's report and modifications
- May 2018 - A Summary of the Plan Policies
As a Development Plan for Planning purposes, the Neighbourhood Plan is required to show the key spatial policies in map form. This is included within the main document, but for ease of access, two versions are available below;
A Public Forum has been arranged for 13th June at 7.30pm in the Village Hal to answer any queries on the Plan or the Referendum arrangements.