Many communities in the National Park are preparing neighbourhood plans. They are at different stages of the process. You can keep track of what's happening here.
Great Hucklow and Foolow
Neighbourhood Area designated by Peak District National Park Authority on 12th October 2018.
Brampton neighbourhood area was designated by North East Derbyshire District Council on 22nd June 2018 and Peak District National Park Authority on 13th July 2018.
Saddleworth neighbourhood area was designated by the Peak District National Park Authority on 11th November 2016 and by Oldham Council on 21st November 2016.
The neighbourhood plan and supporting documents have been approved by Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council and the National Park Authority for Regulation 16 consultation and examination.
A referendum on Chapel-en-le-Frith neighbourhood plan was held on 16th July 2015. The Plan received a majority 'yes' vote; 96% of people voting 'yes' on a turn-out of 32%. As a result of this, High Peak Borough Council and the Peak District National Park Authority have now 'made' Chapel-en-le-Frith neighbourhood plan part of the development plan for Chapel-en-le-Frith neighbourhood area. More information is in the Chapel Decision Statement (152KB)
Neighbourhood area designated, community consultation ongoing, beginning to look at options and draft policy.
A referendum on Bradwell Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 22nd October 2015. Of those eligible to vote, 260 voted 'yes' and 46 voted 'no'. Therefore 85% voted 'yes' and 15% voted 'no'. The turnout was 26.8%. The requirement is that the plan must be 'made' (adopted) if more than half of those voting in a referendum vote in favour of the plan being used to help decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Plan area. The majority 'yes' vote was 85% so the Peak District National Park Authority has 'made' the Bradwell Neighbourhood Plan part of the development plan for Bradwell neighbourhood area. More information is in the Bradwell Decision Statement (162KB)
The plan is currently undergoing independent examination .
The plan has been approved for Regulation 16 consultation and examination.
Regulation 14 consultation completed.
The plan has been approved for referendum. Under Covid19 rules the referendum cannot take place until May 2021.
Hayfield neighbourhood areas was designated by the Authority and High Peak Borough Council on 9th September 2019.