Neighbourhood Planning Public Meeting

Date: 16 October 2017
Time: 18:30
- 19:45
Location: Village Hall, IP9 2PZ

Do you want to help shape the future of Holbrook?

Should Holbrook people help to determine development and planning policy for Holbrook?

Do you have opinions, skills or experiences that would help with this important project?

A public meeting will be held in the Village Hall, Holbrook on Monday 16th October 2017 at 6.30pm to discuss the prospect of creating a Neighbourhood Plan for Holbrook.

Click HERE to see the agenda.

Organised by the Parish Council, which has a commitment to investigate a Neighbourhood Plan for Holbrook, the meeting is open to all residents, community organisations, property owners and businesses in Holbrook.

Neighbourhood Plans establish general planning policies for the development and use of land in the neighbourhood, such as where homes should be built and what they should look like. The plan could be as detailed or general as the residents of Holbrook want.

Neighbourhood Plans can decide where and what type of development should happen and include policies on aspects such as design standards, providing more detail on existing policies within the Local Plan.

The meeting, hosted by the Parish Council, will feature presentations from Babergh District Council on what can be achieved from a Neighbourhood Plan and how they fit alongside the Local Plan.

The purpose of the meeting is to enable the community to ask questions to help determine if producing a Neighbourhood Plan is right for Holbrook.

The production of a Neighbourhood Plan, which has legal standing in the planning process, will require input from volunteers across the Parish.

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