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Submission Focused Public Consultation (Regulation 16) public notice

Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (amended by the Localism Act 2011) Neighbourhood Planning (general) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

Focussed consultation under Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (general) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

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Submission draft Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan 2021 - 2036

Notice is hereby given that Saffron Walden Town Council submitted a draft Neighbourhood Development Plan to Uttlesford District Council under Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Consultation on the 'Plan Proposal'

In accordance with Regulation 16, Uttlesford District Council carried out consultation on the submission draft Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) from 15 February to 12 April 2021.The Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to the Examiner on 20 May 2021.

A revised version of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published by the Government on 20 July 2021.  This replaces the previous NPPFs published in 2012, 2018 and 2019. One of the Basic Conditions the NDP is assessed against is national policy and guidance, of which the NPPF is an important component and given this change in circumstances a short period (two-weeks) of additional focussed consultation shall be conducted by the Council.

Comments are invited from those who live, work and carry out business in the area on whether the 'plan proposal' as submitted (the draft Plan and supporting documents) fulfils the Basic Conditions required by Paragraph 8(1)(a)(2) of Schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (inserted by the Localism Act 2011).

  • The draft Plan and other documents can be viewed at: Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan - Uttlesford District Council
  • We regret that due to on-going limitations associated with Covid-19, we will not be making hard copies of the Plan available for viewing at either the Council Office, London Road, Saffron Walden or at other venues in Saffron Walden.

Written comments only (preferably using the ) should be sent by email to: or by post to: Planning Policy, Saffron Walden Consultation NP Consultation', c/o Ms Demetria Macdonald, Planning Policy, Uttlesford District Council, London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4ER. to arrive by no later than 5:00pm on Monday 23 August 2021.

It will not be possible to accept late representations.

All comments received will be forwarded on to the appointed Examiner. You should not assume that there will be a further opportunity to introduce new information, although the Examiner may seek clarity on certain matters.

Privacy notice

All information collected and processed by the District Council at this stage is by virtue of our requirement under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended). All comments received will be made publicly available and may be identifiable by name/organisation. All other personal information provided will be protected in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. Further information about Data Protection rights in line with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations and Data Protection Act 2018, for example how to contact the Data Protection Officer, how long information is held or how we process your personal information can be found in the Uttlesford District Council Overarching Privacy Notice. Printed copies of the council's privacy notices can be provided on request.


Published: Friday 6 August 2021

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