Neighbourhood Plan

The joint West Monkton & Cheddon Fitzpaine Neighbourhood Development Plan (WM&CFP NDP) covers the parishes of West Monkton and Cheddon Fitzpaine.  We will see significant growth in the coming years.  Through policies in the NDP we aim to ensure that development:

·         is successfully accommodated;

·         is sustainable, with excellent community facilities and high quality design;

·         respects the historic environment and surrounding countryside is protected and enhanced.

Once made the WM&CFP NDP will be used by TDBC when assessing planning applications in the NDP area.

Both Parish Councils have worked together with volunteers for over 18 months to produce the draft NDP which includes 15 policies.

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meetings:

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group oversee the development of the NDP for both Parish Councils. Meetings are usually on the second Tuesday of the month. Even if you haven’t been able to come to any of the previous meetings, you are more than welcome to attend. Please contact the Clerk for date and location.

Minutes of previous meetings can be found below:

Date of Meeting: Minutes:
14th June 2017
28th February 2017 NP Steering Group Minutes 280217
7th February 2017 NP Steering Group Minutes 070217
10th January 2017 NP Steering Group Minutes 100117
20th December 2016  NP Steering Group Minutes 201216
18th October 2016  NP Steering Group Minutes 181016
13th September 2016  NP Steering Group Minutes 130916
9th August 2016  NP Steering Group Minutes 090816
12th July 2016  NP Steering Group Minutes 120716
14th June 2016 NP Steering Group Minutes 140616
10th May 2016 NP Steering Group Minutes 100516
5th April 2016 NP Steering Group Minutes 050416
22nd March 2016 NP Steering Group Minutes 220316
9th February 2016 NP Steering Group Minutes 090216
12th January 2016 NP Steering Group Minutes 120116
8th December 2015 NP Steering Group Minutes 081215
10th November 2015 NP Steering Group Minutes 101115

Key Documents

Name of Document: Link:
Neighbourhood Plan Submission Consultation

West Monkton and Cheddon Fitzpaine Parish Councils have submitted the Neighbourhood Development Plan to Taunton Deane Borough Council.  In line with the regulations, TDBC are inviting representations on the Plan and its supporting documents from statutory consultees and any interested parties.  The consultation runs from Thursday 3rd August till Friday 15th September 2017.  After this the NDP and its associated documents along with all representations will be passed to an Independent Examiner.
Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Notice Reg 14 consultation notice
Draft Neighbourhood Plan and associated documents including:

1. NP document

2.  Basic Conditions

3.  Consultation Statement

4.  Other Evidence

5.  Sustainability Audit

6.  Strategic Environmental Assessment

7.  Residents Questionnaire

8.  Residents Responses

9.  Supplementary Questionnaire

10.  Supplementary Responses

11.  Business Questionnaire

12.  Business Responses

13. Habitat Assessment Regulations

 Draft Neighbourhood Plan and Associated Documents

Mailing List

If you would like to be added to the ‘Mail Chimp’ mailing list for Neighbourhood Plan, please give your name and email address to either Jo Pearson, Clerk to Cheddon Fitzpaine Parish Council or to Tricia Cavill, Clerk to West Monkton Parish Council. Your name will not be shared, nor used for any other purpose.


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