2016 - Planning and Neighbourhood Plans
On Thursday 3 March 2016 the AONB held an event about Planning and Neighbourhood Plans in Outstanding Landscapes, featuring both Dedham Vale and Suffolk Caost & Heaths AONBs. This included reference to the AONB guide A Guidance Note for preparing Neighbourhood Plans in the Suffolk & Essex Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
This was the programme, and you can look at the presentations by clicking on the links.
Planning and Neighbourhood Plans in Outstanding Landscapes
Thurs 3 March 2016
From 9:45 to 1:00
At the Royal Harwich Yacht Club, Woolverstone
Facilitated by the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team.
10:00 Welcome and introduction to the day: David Wood, Chair of the AONB
10:10 Neighbourhood Plans: A power for local communities to shape development
Sarah Sapsford, Rural Community Council of Essex
10:30 Landscape matters in Neighbourhood Planning
Simon Amstutz, AONB Manager
10:50 Neighbourhood Planning: The view from those that are developing one
Chris Stevenson, West Bergholt Parish Council and Neighbourhood Planning Group
11:10 Q+A of speakers above, refreshments
12:00 Responding to Planning Applications: The dos and don’ts
Karen Syrett, Place Strategy Manager, Colchester Borough Council
12:20 The view from the developer
Stuart Cock, Managing Director, Mersea Homes
12:40 Q+A of speakers above
12:55 Chair’s closing comments
For further information contact Simon Amstutz, AONB Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01394 445225