Eastington Regulation 17 & 18
Stroud District Council has appointed Ms Rosemary Kidd Dip TP, MRTPI as independent examiner of the plan. On reviewing the content of the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan and representations received as part of the publication process, Ms Kidd decided the examination did not require a public hearing.
The examination concluded on 28th April 2016.
The examiner recommended that the plan, once modified, should proceed to a Referendum.
On 16th June 2016, Stroud District Council’s Environment Committee decided that the Eastington Neighbourhood Plan, once modified in accordance with the Examiner’s Report recommendations, should proceed to a referendum.
A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Eastington Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on Thursday 18 August 2016.
- Information Statement
- Eastington Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum Version
The question which was asked in the Referendum was: "Do you want Stroud District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Eastington to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"
The result was as follows:
- Yes = 337 votes
- No = 35 votes
- Turnout = 29% per cent