Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan referendum

A referendum took place on Thursday 3 November 2016 on the Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan Area.

It was a referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan for Great Dunmow.

Result

In response to the question, "Do you want Uttlesford District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Great Dunmow to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?", the votes were:

Yes: 1451

No: 111

The total votes cast were 1562, with one spoiled paper.  The turnout was just over 20%.

About the election

Information on the referendum is available on Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan page.

Important dates

What is happening

Date

Last day for receipt of new postal vote applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votesWednesday 19 October 2016 by 5.00pm
Last day for receipt of new applications to vote by proxy at this electionWednesday 26 October 2016 by 5.00pm
Polling dayThursday 3 November 2016 7.00am - 10.00pm
Last day for receipt of applications to vote by proxy at this election applied for on grounds of physical incapacity or service, occupation or employment, where that physical incapacity or absence due to service, occupation or employment occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 26 October 2016Thursday 3 November 2016 by 5.00pm

Who can vote

A person is entitled to vote in the referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan for Great Dunmow if:

  • He or she is entitled to vote in an election of any Councillor of Uttlesford Council whose area is in the Referendum area; and
  • His or her qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum area. A person's qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be so registered.

If you would like to check if you are registered or require a postal or proxy vote please contact elections@uttlesford.gov.uk

You can register quickly using the online registration service.

How to vote at the Great Dunmow Neighbourhood plan referendum

The ballot paper will be to decide on the question:

"Do you want Uttlesford District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Great Dunmow to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

Notices

Icon for pdf Notice of Referendum - Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan Area [63.85KB]

Nominations for Counting Observers for the Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan Referendum, must be submitted by 20 October 2016.

Icon for pdf Appointment of counting observers for the Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan Referendum document [45.69KB]

Icon for pdf Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations - Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan Area [65.6KB]


Additional information

Great Dunmow Neighbourhood Plan website

► The Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012

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