Cottenham Neighbourhood Plan

Current stage

The independent examiner appointed to carry out the examination of the Cottenham Neighbourhood Plan is Andrew Ashcroft. The Examiner’s Report was received on 10 December 2019 .


Key dates

Neighbourhood area designated by SCDC: 17 November 2015

Pre-submission public consultation (Regulation 14): 19 June until 7 August 2018

Neighbourhood Plan submitted to SCDC: 15 January 2019

Submission public consultation (Regulation 16): 11 February until 25 March 2019

Neighbourhood Plan sent for examination: 18 April 2019

Examiner's Report on Neighbourhood Plan received: 10 December 2019

Referendum: n/a

Neighbourhood Plan made: n/a


Cottenham neighbourhood plan

Neighbourhood area designated

On 17 November 2015 the Planning Portfolio Holder designated the Cottenham neighbourhood area.

Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Determination Statement

SCDC and Cottenham Parish Council have prepared a Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Determination Statement for the draft Cottenham Neighbourhood Plan:

Pre-submission public consultation (Regulation 14)

Cottenham Parish Council carried out consultation on its pre-submission Neighbourhood Plan between 19 June and 7 August 2018.

Submission Public Consultation (Regulation 16)

Cottenham Parish Council submitted its Neighbourhood Plan to SCDC on 15 January 2019, along with its supporting documents. SCDC has confirmed that the Neighbourhood Plan complies with all the relevant statutory requirements.

SCDC sought your views on the Neighbourhood Plan before it is to be considered by an examiner, and can proceed towards a referendum.

The consultation ran from Monday 11 February until Monday 25 March 2019.

You will be able to view all the comments that were submitted on the neighbourhood plan once they have been registered using our online consultation system:

Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents:

Examination (Regulation 17)

The Cottenham Neighbourhood Plan was submitted for examination on the 18 April 2019. The independent examiner appointed to Carry out the examination is  Andrew Ashcroft. The Examiner’s Report was received on 10 December 2019.

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