Draft Timeline

2015-2019 Neighbourhood Plan 

Completed Activities

Timeline Item
Neighbourhood Planning Regulations published
April 2012
Draft Neighbourhood Plan drafted, consulted on and submitted for examination - Not approved
Neighbourhood Plan Committee reconstituted - publicity and community engagement
June 2014
Collect further data / evidence as required, revisit options, agree revised Neighbourhood Plan vision.
June 2014 - May 2015
Scoping Report for Sustainability Appraisal submitted to Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) and approved.
Feb 2015
Ongoing Consultation and call for sites
Spring / Autumn 2015

Timeline Item
Neighbourhood Planning Regulations published
Winter 2015

Timeline Item

Appointment of Consultants to advise and work on process and documents/ meetings

February 2016


Consultants complete review and Pre-Submission documents finalised

Autumn 2017


Pre-Submission community workshop on the draft Neighbourhood Plan - Sites Exhibition

April 2017

3 weeks notice required in Parish

Pre-Submission consultation on draft Neighbourhood plan (6 weeks)

Nov/Dec Extended Jan 17/18

Respond to comments. Amend and finalise Neighbourhood Plan documents and submit to MSDC for compliance check.

Spring/Summer 2018

Submission consultation on Final Neighbourhood Plan submission draft (6 weeks)

Autumn 2018

Examination - submission of all Neighbourhood Plan documents to an Independent Examiner

February/March 2019

Depends on Examiner availability

Referendum within local community

Summer 2019

Dependant on length of Examiner review / Hearing? / Outcome.