The Rockbeare Neighbourhood Plan referendum was undertaken on the 6 September 2018 where voters were asked the question:
"Do you want East Devon District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Rockbeare to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"
The results are as follows:
Number cast in favour of a 'YES'
Number cast in favour of a 'NO'
The Declaration of the Result is available to download.
The supporting referendum documents can be seen below:
Bob Yuille has now completed the examination of the the Rockbeare Neighbourhood Plan (which commenced on 16 April 2018). The Examiner's Final Report is available to view.
The correspondence below was received by the Examiner on 10 May 2018:
Following an initial assessment, Bob Yuille produced a Procedural Matters document including questions to Rockbeare Parish Council and East Devon District Council.
Rockbeare Submission of Plan to Local Authority - Regulation 16
Rockbeare Parish Council as the qualifying body have prepared and submitted the Rockbeare Development Plan to East Devon District Council. The plan was out to consultation until 16 March 2018. A full list of responses to the consultation can be seen below:
Amec Foster for National Grid
Aylesbeare Parish Council
Cranbrook Town Council
David Lock Associates for Hallam Land Management Limited, Taylor Wimpey Homes and Persimmon Homes
Dorset County Council
East Devon District Council
Gladman Developments Ltd
PCL Planning for Waddeton Park Ltd
South Somerset District Council
South West Water
The Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents can be found by following the links below:
Rockbeare Parish Council requested that part of their parish be designated a neighbourhood area. The area was designated on 3 September 2014.
An interactive map can be viewed by visiting the Neighbourhood Planning Interactive Map.