Shipley neighbourhood planning
The Shipley Neighbourhood Plan was formally made at Full Council on 23 June 2021.
Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
A referendum was held for Shipley's Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 6 May 2021.
View the referendum results on our Election results page.
Please click on the links below to read documents associated with the Referendum:
- Information Statement
- The Referendum version of the plan
- The Decision Statement
- The Examiner’s Report
- Summary of the Representations
With COVID-19, Horsham District Council has reviewed its protocols regarding referendums. In order to progress safely we have made a decision that if you are not able to view the relevant documents online, hard copies of the Neighbourhood Plan and associated documents will be viewed by appointment only at Parish Council offices and at the District Council offices. Details of the location for these are given in the Information Statement above.
Shipley Neighbourhood Plan
The examination has concluded with the Examiner recommending the plan proceed to referendum subject to modifications. A decision statement will be published in due course.
Examination of the Shipley Neighbourhood Plan
John Slater has been appointed as the independent examiner for Shipley Neighbourhood Development Plan. The examiner underwent independent site visits on the 5 June 2020. Having review the representations submitted at Regulation 16, the examiner has concluded there is no requirement for a hearing session.
Representations Submitted at Regulation 16.
The consultation ran from Monday 9 March 2020 for 9 weeks until midnight on Monday 11 May 2020. The consultation has now concluded.
Key Documents for Consultation.
Please click on the link below to view the Consultation Documents.
Shipley Parish Neighbourhood Plan was put out for consultation in accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Plan Regulations (as amended) between 2 September and 21 October 2019, this consultation was extended by a week due to an administrative error. This consultation has now concluded.
Proposed area revision
A further revision to the Neighbourhood Plan Area was approved by Horsham District Council on the 6 August 2019.
A proposal to revise the Shipley Neighbourhood Plan area was put out to consultation from March 5 to April 29 2016.
- Shipley-Revised-Area-Application.pdf (PDF File, 115.3 KB)
- Revised-AreaDesignation-Application-Map.pdf (PDF File, 3.7 MB)
- Shipley-Amended-Area-Designation-Report.pdf (PDF File, 3.4 MB)
- Shipley-Decision-letter.pdf (PDF File, 166.7 KB)
Original area designation
The Shipley Neighbourhood Plan Area was approved on 17 June 2014.
- Shipley-Designated-Area-Map.pdf (PDF File, 2.7 MB)
- Shipley-Decision-Notice.pdf (PDF File, 108.0 KB)
- Shipley-Designation-Report.pdf (PDF File, 47.2 KB)
Under Regulation 5 and 6, the Shipley area application was put out for consultation from April 3 to May 15 2014.