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30. Ottery St Mary and West Hill (made)

Adoption

On the 11 July 2018, Cabinet resolved to ‘make’ the Ottery St Mary and West Hill Neighbourhood Plan so that it forms part of the Development Plan for East Devon alongside the adopted East Devon Local Plan 2013-2031, and the Devon Minerals and Waste Plan. This was following the successful referendum on 21 June 2018, where 91.6% of residents who voted were in favour of adopting the Plan.

Ottery St Mary and West Hill Neighbourhood Plan

Referendum

The Ottery St Mary and West Hill Neighbourhood Plan referendum was undertaken on the 21 June 2018 where voters were asked the question:

"Do you want East Devon District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Ottery St Mary and West Hill to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The results are as follows:

Number cast in favour of a 'YES'

1305

Number cast in favour of a 'NO'

120

Turnout: 24.96%

The Declaration of Results is available to download.

The supporting referendum documents can be seen below:

Timetable

Decision Statement

Information for voters

Information statement

Final report

Neighbourhood Plan

Table of Comments

Examination

Mary O'Rourke was appointed to examine the Ottery St Mary and West Hill Neighbourhood Plan. The process commenced on the 23 January 2018.  The report is now available.

The settlement containment plan referenced in PM3 of the report is available to view.

Following an initial assessment, Mary O'Rourke produced two sets of questions directed to Ottery St Mary Town Council, West Hill Parish Council and East Devon District Council .

The first round of Examiner's questions are available to view.

Response to the Examiner's first question is available to view.

The Examiner's supplementary question is available to view.

Response to the Examiner's supplementary question is available to view.

Ottery St Mary and West Hill Submission of Plan to Local Authority- Regulation 16

Ottery St Mary Town Council and West Hill Parish Council as the qualifying bodies prepared and submitted the Ottery St Mary and West Hill Neighbourhood Development Plan to East Devon District Council.  The plan consultation period ended on 1 December 2017.

Comments received during the course of the consultation can be found below:

Amec Foster Wheeler for National Grid
Barton Willmore for KCS Ltd
Environment Agency
Gladman Developments Ltd
Highways England
Historic England
Natural England
NPS SW Ltd for Devon County Council
Persimmon Homes South West
Somerset County Council
Sport England
Woodland Trust

Comment Form
Notice of Publication

Comments made during the course of the consultation will be available to view on this page in due course.

The Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents can be found by following the links below:

Ottery St Mary and West Hill Neighbourhood Plan
Appendix A - Neighbourhood Plan Working Group Members
Appendix B - Early community engagement
Appendix C - Visioning workshops publicity
Appendix D - Visioning workshops feedback
Appendix E - Themes objectives publicity
Appendix F - Summary feedback 30 January exhibition
Appendix G - Feedback business survey
Appendix H - Informal consultation with East Devon District Council
Appendix I - Pre-submission publicity and materials
Appendix J - SEA and HRA Screening Report
Appendix K - Community consultees Regulation 14
Appendix L - Statutory consultees Regulation 14

Ottery St Mary and West Hill Basic Conditions Statement
Ottery St Mary and West Hill Consultation Statement
Ottery St Mary and West Hill SEA/HRA Screening Report

Neighbourhood Plan Local Green Space Assessments

Policy NP5 (a) - Ottery St Mary Cricket Club, Strawberry Lane
Policy NP5 (b) - Ottery St Mary, Strawberry Lane – Bowling and Petanque Club
Policy NP5 (c) - Ottery St Mary Football Club, Butts Road
Policies NP5 (d) and NP(e) - Clapps Lane and Winters Lane
Policy NP5 (f) - Kings School sports pitches
Policy NP5 (g) - Ottery St Mary Primary School playing field
Policy NP5 (h) - Land of Canaan Park
Policy NP5 (i) - Millennium Green, Ottery St Mary
Policy NP5 (j) - Allotments Higher Ridgeway
Policy NP5 (k) - Ottery St Mary Skatepark
Policy NP5 (l) - Play park, Butts Road
Policy NP5 (m) - West Hill Play Park
Policy NP 5(n) - West Hill School playing field
Policy NP5 (o) - West Hill Woodland Trust land
Policy NP5 (p) - West Hill Elsdon Woods
Policy NP5 (q) - West Hill Broadoak Copse
Policy NP5 (r) - Tipton St John playing field
Policy NP5 (s) - Tipton St John Primary School playing field
Policy NP5 (t) - Claremont Fields
Policy NP5 (v) - Gerway Nursery
Policy NP5 (v) - Map Gerway Nursery under construction
Policy NP5 (w) - Kings Reach
Policy NP5 (w) - Map Kings Reach under construction
Policy NP5 (x) - Barton Orchard
Policy NP5 (x) - Map Barton Orchard under construction

Neighbourhood Plan Valued Views

Alfington cone map
Alfington Church field
Alfington north from the northern extremity of Mill Lane
Alfington views Summer Lane
Alfington east from Main road
Ottery St Mary protected views
Ottery St Mary cone map
Ottery St Mary cones for cherished views
Tipton St John cone map
Tipton St John valued view T1
Tipton St John valued view T2
Tipton St John valued view T3
Tipton St John valued view T4
West Hill and Higher Metcombe WH1
West Hill and Higher Metcombe WH2
West Hill and Higher Metcombe WH3
West Hill and Higher Metcombe WH4
West Hill and Higher Metcombe WH5
West Hill and Higher Metcombe WH6
West Hill and Higher Metcombe WH7
West Hill protected views cone map

Wildlife site resource map and species information

Ottery St Mary public ream study

Consultation boards

A4 Poster
A5 Flyer
Briefing note working group ahead of public exhibition 30 January
Copy for Alfington Parish Pump
Feedback form for 30 January exhibition
Neighbourhood Plan vision and objectives to go with feedback form
Ottery St Mary feedback form
Ottery St Mary Parish Neighbourhood Plan - Vision, Objectives and Policy Themes for Agreement and Presentation to the Community January 2016
Summary feedback 30 January exhibition
Consultation boards A1
Exhibition feedback, all responses verbatim

Post Workshop Notes

Feedback sheets
King’s School notes
North Ward notes
Ottery St Mary notes
Tipton St John notes
West Hill annotated maps from workshops
West Hill notes
Workshop sign in numbers

Workshop feedback

Age range of Ottery St Mary questionnaire respondents
Rules for coding questionnaire
Summary of all consultation feedback
Visioning workshops feedback summary Sept 2015
1 Public consultation forms
2 Public consultation forms
3 Public consultation forms
Questionnaire coding

Workshop materials

Parish plan A1
Parish plan
Questions for workshops September 2015
Ottery St Mary parish neighbourhood plan questionnaire
Alfington
Ottery St Mary
Tipton St John
Town Centre
West Hill

Reports and Appendices

Ottery St Mary town plan
Devon County Council Devon Character Assessment
West Hill Village Design Statement
West Hill Landscape Assessment
Devon Redlands
Blackdowns
Alfington Landscape Assessment
Tipton St John Landscape Assessment
Historic information from Heritage Society combined
Conservation Area Appraisal
Neighbourhood Plan footpath note
Local Transport Plan Devon and Torbay 2011-2026
Feniton to Sidmouth Trail feasibility study draft
Bus timetables
Part 4 Responding to a flooding emergency
Environment Agency flood maps from Ottery St Mary Town Council emergency plan
Exeter – SHMA final report
Tipton housing needs report final
West Hill housing needs report 2011
Major planning applications in the NPA
West Hill backland or infill applications
Alfington Village allocation evidence
Rationale relocation Tipton St John School to Ottery St Mary
Health – Report of meeting with the CCG – 8 January 2016
Ottery St Mary NP request for assistance
Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2014
East Devon Open Space Study 2011 (April 2012)
Open Space Study Review 2014
Extract of Open Space Review 2014 – quality audit Ottery St Mary parish
Adopted East Devon Playing Pitch Strategy 2015
Employment Land Review 2013
Local Plan Employment Numbers report 2013
EDLP Topic Paper 3 Employment
Ottery St Mary town centre business survey
Final survey Ottery Nurseries
Agriculture final
Ottery St Mary town centre visitors survey Spring 2016
Heritage Impact report for Alfington
Ottery St Mary Neighbourhood Plan evidence base report draft
Business survey results - Questions 1 - 10, 14 and 15
Business survey results - Questions 11, 12 and 13
Town centre visitor survey results - Questions 1 - 12
Town centre visitor survey results - Question 13
Town centre visitor survey results - Other

Minutes of West Hill Parish Council – 5 September 2017
Minutes of Ottery St Mary Town Council – 12 September 2017

Neighbourhood Area of Designation

Ottery St Mary Town Council requested that all of their Parish be
designated a Neighbourhood Area. The designation was approved on 7 January 2015.

Ottery St Mary Town Council application form

Ottery St Mary Town Council publicity notice

Ottery St Mary Town Council map

An interactive map can be viewed by visiting the Neighbourhood Planning Interactive Map.