Carlisle City Council can confirm that the Independent Examination of the Dalston Parish Neighbourhood Plan is now underway. The Council has appointed Chris Collison as the independent examiner for the Plan, who will be considering the Plan along with any consultation responses received during the current consultation period. Please also be aware that the consultation period has been extended for a further 6 weeks - responses are now due by 17:00 on Tuesday 29 August 2017.
Dalston Parish Council formally submitted the Submission Draft of the Dalston Parish Neighbourhood Plan to the City Council on 11 May 2017 as per Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. Carlisle City Council considers the Plan to be legally compliant and is satisfied that it should now proceed toward independent examination. A statement is available to download below detailing how the Council considers the Plan to have met the legal requirements outlined in Regulation 15.
As part of the examination process there now follows a period of publication, originally running from Monday 5 June 2017 until Monday 17 July 2017 - this has now been extended for a further 6 weeks until 29 August 2017 . The City Council would like to invite comments from organisations and individuals on the submitted Neighbourhood Plan.
CONSULTATION PERIOD HAS BEEN EXTENDED. All comments must be received by 17:00 on Tuesday 29 August 2017. Comments must be submitted to the City Council either by:
Email: [email protected]
Post: Investment and Policy, Carlisle City Council, Civic Centre, Carlisle, CA3 8QG
The Submission Draft of the Dalston Neighbourhood Plan and its supporting documents are available to download below. Supporting documents include:
Comments received during this consultation will be forwarded to the independent examiner as part of the examination process. They may also be used to inform any potential modifications to the Plan, which will also be forwarded to the examiner, with agreement from the Parish Council.
As part of the pre-submission consultation in the Autumn 2016, a screening report was produced for both the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and the Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA). These reports concluded that full SEA and HRA was not required for the Dalston Parish Neighbourhood Plan. This was agreed by all of the statutory bodies during consultation. Copies of the reports are also available for download below.
More information can be found on the Parish Council's website.
The evidence base supporting the emerging Dalston Parish Neighbourhood Plan has been made available here.
Carlisle City Council has approved the designation of the parish of Dalston as a Neighbourhood Area, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.
The area to which the designation relates is the whole of the parish of Dalston, as identified in the application plus map available as a PDF download below. No comments were received on this application from members of the public during a six week consultation period from 1 July 2013 to 12 August 2013.
This designation sets out the area which the Dalston Neighbourhood Plan will cover, no other neighbourhood plans being permitted in that area.
For more information, please visit the Dalston Parish Neighbourhood Plan.