Roadmap

Below is a summary of the provisional timeline MRC will be following to prepare its Neighbourhood Plan.

Dates have been adjusted to reflect the revised timetable for the Local Plan*.

Stage 1 - Set Up

  • December 2017 - March 2018
    Draft London Plan Consultation
  • March 2018 - May 2018
    Draft NPPF Consultation
  • July 2018
    New NPPF adopted
  • January - May 2019
    London Plan Examination in Public
  • May 2019
    Submit Neighbourhood Area application - RBK has 20 weeks to approve
  • May - July 2019
    RBK Local Plan Early Engagement Consultation (Regulation 18)
  • May - September 2019
    MRC Early Community Engagement

Stage 2 - Preparation

  • September 2019
    Adoption of Constitution
  • September 2019
    Submit Designated Body application - RBK has 20 weeks to approve
  • September - November 2019
    Election of Management Committee
  • November 2019 - March 2020
    Finalize Roadmap, Schedule and initial consultation
  • Winter 2019/20
    RBK Local Plan First Draft
  • Spring 2020
    RBK Local Plan Publication Version (Regulation 19)

Stage 3 - Drafting

  • Spring 2020
    Consult community – views on issues already submitted and submission of any new issues
  • Spring 2020
    Commence writing Neighbourhood Plan
  • Spring 2020
    Apply for Locality funding to finance the Neighbourhood Plan
  • May/June 2020
    Finalize scope of the plan and expand on selected options at AGM
  • Summer 2020
    RBK Local Plan Submission Version (Regulation 22)
  • March 2021
    Present first draft of Neighbourhood Plan

Stage 4 - Review

  • September 2021
    Present final draft of Neighbourhood Plan

Stage 5 - Inspection and Referendum

  • November 2021
    Submit to RBK for approval and inspection
  • May 2022
    Referendum to coincide with local elections.

    Adoption at same time as RBK Local Plan (Winter 2021/22)


*Updated to reflect changes to RBK Local Plan timetable: 17th November 2017, 4th March 2018, 22nd April 2018, 15th June 2018, 1st October 2018, 20th November 2018, 16th May 2019, 12th September 2019, 1st November 2019.

Process

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Content

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Roadmap

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Neighbourhood Planning

A new tier in a Local Plan that allows communities to write planning policies for their area.

Our Plan

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