Alvechurch Neighbourhood Plan

Independent Examiner's Letter - Procedural Matters and Questions - 14 September 2018

Bromsgrove District Council response to Procedural Matters and Questions letter

Alvechurch Parish Council response to Procedural Matters and Questions letter

Regulation 16 Responses

Following submission to the District Council earlier in 2018, the Alvechurch Parish Neighbourhood Plan (APNP) was subject to a representation period from 28th June - 10th August 2018. A total of 17 representations were received by the District Council, each of which is available to view below:

APNP01 - Cerda Planning


APNP03 - Harris Lamb Planning Consultancy

APNP04 - Highways England

APNP05 - Historic England

APNP06 - National Grid

APNP07 - Pegasus Group (Bordesley)

APNP08 - Pegasus Group (Station Rd)

APNP09 - Rickett Architects Ltd

APNP10 - RPS Consulting Services Ltd

APNP11 - Worcestershire County Council (Children, Families & Communities Dept.)

APNP12 - Canal & River Trust

APNP13 - A.J Parker

APNP14 - Hartnells Chartered Surveyors

APNP15 - Natural England

APNP16 - North Worcestershire Water Management

APNP17 - Lone Star Land Ltd


Regulation 16 Representation Period

The Alvechurch Parish Neighbourhood Plan (APNP) has been submitted to Bromsgrove District Council and the District Council is satisfied the Neighbourhood Plan is in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended). The plan is therefore being publicised and representations are invited during the above six week period as part of the Council's obligations under Regulation 16 of the above regulations.

The following documents have been submitted by Alvechurch Parish Council (the 'qualifying body') to Bromsgrove District Council:

In order to provide a clear representation(s) on the plan, it is preferred that you make your comments on this specific representation form (although other responses will be accepted). It is important to specify which part of the neighbourhood plan (by page and/or paragraph and/or policy number) you are commenting on.

SEA and HRA Screening Assessment

A screening assessment was undertaken in September 2015 to check if the emerging draft Neighbourhood Plan required a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) or a Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA). The three statutory consultees were consulted (Environment Agency, Historic England, and Natural England). The SEA and HRA screening assessment and the consultee responses can be viewed here:

Area Designation

Bromsgrove District Council approved the designation of the parish of Alvechurch as a neighbourhood area in January 2013. This was in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. The qualifying body was Alvechurch Parish Council. 

Contact the Team

If you have any queries, please contact the Strategic Planning Team here are our contact details.