Under S16 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 a local planning authority must—
(a)publicise the following on their website and in such other manner as they consider is likely to bring the proposal to the attention of people who live, work or carry on business in the neighbourhood area—
(i)details of the plan proposal;
(ii)details of where and when the plan proposal may be inspected;
(iii)details of how to make representations;
(iv)a statement that any representations may include a request to be notified of the local planning authority’s decision under regulation 19 in relation to the neighbourhood development plan; and
(v)the date by which those representations must be received, being not less than 6 weeks from the date on which the plan proposal is first publicised; and
(b)notify any consultation body which is referred to in the consultation statement submitted in accordance with regulation 15, that the plan proposal has been received.
Mendip District Council, being the Local Planning Authority for the parish of Norton St Philip have published the Draft Plan together with supporting documents on their website. The supporting documents include information on how representations may be made before the Draft Plan is submitted for Examination. The period during which representations may be made runs from Friday 1st March 2019 until Friday 12th April 2019.The documents and information can be seen at
The documents are also on this website and are:
Reg 16 (Pre submission) Draft Neighbourhood Plan and Character Assessment
Basic Conditions Statement Feb19
The representations received under the Regulation 16 consultation are below.
The response of NSP PC as qualifying body to these representations can be seen here