Stoke Lacy NDP Regulation 14

Stoke Lacy Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP)

Notification of Formal Public Consultation on the Stoke Lacy Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan  (NDP)
(Regulation 14 Town and Country Planning, England, Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)
This notification is to advise you that the Stoke Lacy Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) has been published for formal consultation by Stoke Lacy Parish Council. The Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan has been prepared by the Neighbourhood Planning Steering Group on behalf of Stoke Lacy Parish Council. The Draft Vision, Objectives, Policies and Proposals are all informed by the responses to the public consultation on the Issues and Options and Draft Plan which took place from 2020 – 2022. The Draft Plan is also supported by Design Codes, which were prepared by consultants AECOM in 2021 under the Locality Technical Support programme.
The consultation period runs for 6 weeks from Monday 17th January 2022 to 5pm Monday 7th March 2022.
The Draft Plan, evidence base and other supporting documents can be viewed and downloaded from the Neighbourhood Plan website: Hard copies of all Neighbourhood Plan are available from the Clerk – please email
The Regulation 14 consultation public meetings with the Parish took place on the following dates:
  • Wednesday 19th January 2022 between 19:00 and 21:00 and,
  • Saturday 22nd January 2022 between 14:00 and 16:00

A Response Form was provided for comments, but the Parish Council also welcomes comments by email or in writing. Please submit all comments on the Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan by email to: or post by hand to the NDP mail boxes located at the Village Hall or in the Church porch.  Following the public consultation process on the Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan, the Plan will be amended and submitted to Herefordshire Council together with supporting documentation, including a Basic Conditions Statement demonstrating how the NDP meets the required Basic Conditions, and a Consultation Statement setting out who has been consulted, how the consultation has been undertaken and how the representations received have informed the revised Plan.

Herefordshire Council will then re-consult, before the Plan is subjected to an Examination by an independent Examiner. If the Examiner is satisfied that, subject to any recommended changes, the NDP meets the required Basic Conditions, then the amended Plan will be subjected to a local Referendum. If there is a Yes vote, then the NDP will be made (adopted) by Herefordshire Council and used to help determine planning applications in the Parish.
When we submit the plan, personal information, including your name, address and email may be shared with Herefordshire Council to enable them to discharge their legal duties in relation to publicising and consulting on the submission version of the plan and for organising the examination in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations. If you respond using the Response Form there is a box to tick to indicate your consent.  If you respond by email or letter please indicate that you consent for your personal details being provided to Herefordshire Council to enable them to perform their duties.If you require any further information, please contact
Yours Sincerely – Stoke Lacy NDP Steering Group