Regulation 14 Consultation   Please Email jim.allen1@talktalk.net to respond with “BNF Consultation” in the Subject Heading identify the Policy Code at the top of your submission. Please keep comments Brief and too the point.

2nd June 2014

 Dear Burpham Resident,

Burpham Neighbourhood plan consultation and publicity stage

(section 14 neighbourhood planning General planning regulations 2012)

I am delighted to present for pre-submission consultation and publicity the Burpham Neighbour Plan 2014 – 2034. This is a formal process we are required to undertake prior to submission of the Neighbourhood plan to Guildford Borough Council. This process must meet certain requirements, which are described below, along with details of how these requirements are being met.

14. before submitting a plan proposal to the local planning authority, a qualifying body must — Publicise, in a manner that is likely to bring it to the attention of people who live, work or carry on business in the neighbourhood area—

  1. Details of the proposals for a neighbourhood development plan;

The Burpham neighbourhood forum has prepared a comprehensive neighbourhood plan entitled Burpham Neighbourhood plan 2014 – 2034’. Covering issues such as Standards of Environment and Land use development, Parking, Community uses and Local Green spaces, amongst others. Please refer to the plan for further details.

  1. Details of where and when the proposals for a neighbourhood development plan may be inspected;
  1. Details of how to make representations; and
  1. The date by which those representations must be received, being not less than 6 weeks from the date on which the draft proposal is first publicised;

Please submit representations by 17:00 on 14th July 2014  (b) Consult any consultation body referred to in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 whose interests the qualifying body considers may be affected by the proposals for a neighbourhood development plan; and  Various statutory and other organisations are being contacted as part of this consultation process – a full list can be obtained if required by emailing jim.allen1@talktalk.net.

  1. Send a copy of the proposals for a neighbourhood development plan to the local planning authority.

2nd June 2012 an email was sent to; Mr Dan Knowles Neighbourhood planning Officer at Guilford Borough Planning department – a hard copy of the plan has also been submitted to council offices at Millmead..

Best wishes


Ros Pollock.  

Chair Burpham Neighbourhood Forum - Overseeing our own future!