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Lamberhurst


Neighbourhood Plan Independent Examination

The neighbourhood plan is now subject to an independent Examination. The Borough Council has appointed an independent examiner (with the agreement of the qualifying body). The examiner reports to both the Borough Council and the qualifying body.

The following examination documents are available for viewing:

Neighbourhood Plan Submission

Lamberhurst Parish Council submitted the Lamberhurst Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) to Tunbridge Wells Borough Council on 7 October 2020 in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

In accordance with Regulation 16 the Borough Council invited representations on the Lamberhurst NDP for a six-week period from 30 October to 11 December 2020.

The neighbourhood plan will now be subject to an independent Examination. The Borough Council will appoint an independent examiner (with the agreement of the qualifying body). The examiner reports to both the Borough Council and the qualifying body. The Borough Council must formally consider the report. If it accepts the examiner’s report, it will arrange for a local referendum to be held to ensure that the community has the final say on whether the plan comes into force or not.

The following documents are available for viewing:

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If you require further information on the Lamberhurst Neighbourhood Development Plan consultation process, please contact the Planning Policy Team on 01892 554056 or email neighbourhoodplans@tunbridgewells.gov.uk.

Designation of Lamberhurst Parish as a Neighbourhood Area

Lamberhurst Parish Council applied to Tunbridge Wells Borough Council for the designation of a neighbourhood area under The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. The area proposed covers the whole of the parished area of Lamberhurst and is the first step for Lamberhurst Parish Council in preparing a Neighbourhood Plan.

The borough council approved the neighbourhood area on 29 December 2017.

The following documents are available for viewing: