Referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan
On 8 February 2018, the Hawkhurst Neighbourhood Plan Referendum was held. In response to the question:
“Do you want Tunbridge Wells Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Hawkhurst to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”, the number of votes cast responding 'YES' was 1,138. The number of votes cast in responding 'No' was 111. As more than 50 per cent of those that voted chose ‘Yes’, the Plan will proceed to Full Council, recommending that the Neighbourhood Development Plan be ‘made’ (adopted as part of the statutory development plan for the area.
changes made up to here
Consultation on Modifications and Decision to go to Referendum
A further period of public consultation was subsequently completed pursuant to Regulation 17A. The borough council considered all representations made and concluded that no further changes were required and that the Plan could proceed to referendum.
Consideration of Examiner’s report, recommendations and recommended modifications
Considered by the borough council leading to a decision to further modify the Plan.