Agenda item

Torquay Neighbourhood Plan Adoption

To consider a report on the adoption of the Torquay Neighbourhood Plan.


At the Council meeting on 15 November 2018, the Council approved the Torquay Neighbourhood Plan (with modifications) be submitted for a Referendum which was held on 2 May 2019.  Members noted the result of the Referendum was 87% in favour of the plan and accordingly the Council was required to make (adopt) the plan (as set out in the submitted report) as part of the Development Plan alongside the Local Plan.


Councillor Morey proposed and Councillor Cowell seconded a motion, which was agreed (unanimously) by the Council as set out below:


that, following the outcome of the Referendum held on 2 May 2019:


(i)         the Torquay Neighbourhood Plan Habitats Regulations Assessment (Appropriate Assessment) set out in Appendix 2 to the submitted report be approved;  and


(ii)        the Torquay Neighbourhood Plan set out in Appendix 1 to the submitted report is made, with the submitted report and the record of this meeting collectively forming the required Decision Statement, in accordance with s.38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) and the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

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