Idridgehay, Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan

The Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan has been prepared by the Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group on behalf of Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Parish Council and formally made by Amber Valley Borough Council.

The Neighbourhood Area covers the whole of the Parish of Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay and it sets out planning policies for this area from 2014-2028. The Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Parish Neighbourhood Plan forms part of the development plan for the area and will be used to assess future planning development proposals against through the planning process.

Following the result of the referendum on the 15 October 2015, the Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan was formally 'made' by the council on the 18 November 2015.

The ‘made’ Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan can be viewed below.

The referendum for the Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan took place on the 15 October 2015.

92% of those that voted in the referendum voted ‘yes’.

Following the results, a report was considered by the borough council’s cabinet on the 18 November 2015 recommending that the Neighbourhood Plan be formally 'made'.

The 'specified documents' (which include the draft Neighbourhood Plan) along with other documents outlining the referendum process are listed below.

Under Regulation 18 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, the borough council is required to publish a decision statement following the examination of a Neighbourhood Plan setting out the nature of the changes made to the plan.

The examination of the Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan was completed on 5 June 2015 and the examination report was issued to the borough and parish council.

Mr Julian Jackson, was appointed as the Independent Examiner in May 2015 to undertake the examination of the Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan.

Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Parish Council submitted the Neighbourhood Plan to Amber Valley Borough Council to make the arrangements for publicity and formal consultation for a period of 8 weeks from 15 December 2014 to 9 February 2015. This consultation has now ended.

The submission Neighbourhood Plan and associated documents can be viewed below.

All comments received were forwarded to the Independent Examiner appointed to carry out the examination of the Neighbourhood Plan.

*Please note that all submitted comments will be used in the plan process for the lifetime of the Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. Responses cannot be treated as confidential as they may be available for public inspection.

A screening opinion has been carried out to determine whether the submitted Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Neighbourhood Plan requires a SEA or HRA.

Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay Parish Council consulted on their draft Neighbourhood Plan under Regulation 14 of The Town and Country Planning, England The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. This consultation period finished on 9 May 2014.

Further details on this can be found at www.iaa-pc.org.uk/index.php/2015-10-23-19-53-35/neighbourhood-plan

The designation of the parish of Idridgehay & Alton and Ashleyhay as a Neighbourhood Area was agreed on 23 May 2013.

Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 841584 or email ldf@ambervalley.gov.uk