It was RESOLVED:-
1.1 That Thurston Parish Council be requested to make the necessary modifications to their Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with the Examiner’s recommendations.
1.2 That, subject to the satisfactory completion of the above (to be agreed by the Corporate Manager for Strategic Planning); the Neighbourhood Plan be advanced to a local referendum covering the parish of Thurston.
Reason for Decision: To enable the Council to meets its statutory obligations under Section 17A of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) and to allow the Thurston Neighbourhood Plan to proceed to a local referendum.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:
1.1 The local planning authority may propose to make a decision on a recommendation that differs from that set out by the Examiner in their report. If so, it must give its reason why and undertake further consultation before issuing a final decision. As appropriate, this may require the matter to be re-examined. For the reasons set out in section 4 below, this option has been discarded.
1.2 The recommended option as set out below is that the local planning authority agree that this Neighbourhood Plan proceed to a local referendum.
Any Declarations of Interest Declared: None
Any Dispensation Granted: None