The Independent Examiner, Mrs. Deborah McCann issued the Final Report on the Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan (BPNP) (covering the town of Brixham and the villages of Churston Galmpton and Broadsands) on Thursday 26th July 2018; The Report and related Examination documents are available below.

Mrs. Deborah McCann was appointed as Independent Examiner for the Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan. The Examination commenced in April 2018. The Examiner set out questions to the Neighbourhood Forum (dated 1 June 2018) and the Forum has responded (dated 18 June 2018 and 2nd July), these documents can be found below.

Consultation responses to the submitted BPNP an any further late representations can be found on the Brixham Submission Neighbourhood Plan Representations web page.

The application for the renewal of the Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Forum status and their associated Neighbourhood Plan Area (approved in December 2017) is also available in a drop down box at the bottom of this webpage.

Consultation in relation to the Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Forum’s status and associated Neighbourhood Area closed on monday November 2017.

The original application for Neighbourhood Area and Neighbourhood Forum status in the Brixham Peninsula was approved in December 2012. The area is largely based on existing Community Partnership areas:

  • Churston
  • Galmpton and Broadsands and Brixham (which includes the area covered by Brixham Town Council)

Forum status expired after 5 years (December 2017). The intention of the Forum to renew their status as a ‘Qualifying Body’ (ie. Neighbourhood Forum) and their associated Neighbourhood Area was consulted on and the application can be viewed below.  The Brixham with Churston, Galmpton & Broadsands Neighbourhood Plan Forum (also known as the “Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Forum”) was re-designated by full Council on 7 December 2017 (the Report (Item 11) and Minutes can be accessed online). The designation lasts, in accordance with the regulations, for 5 years.

Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan
Application for designation of a Neighbourhood Area (Regulation 5) - 2017.