Following the successful referendum on 2 May 2019, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council resolved to make the Oxspring Neighbourhood Development Plan on 12 June 2019. It now forms part of the statutory development plan for Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council.
Oxspring Parish Council submitted the Oxspring Neighbourhood Development Plan proposal to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council for independent examination.
The consultation on the submitted Oxspring Neighbourhood Development ended on Friday 14 September 2018 at 5pm.
The examiner completed their examination and you can read the examiner's report here. They recommended that with modifications the plan meets the basic conditions and other legal requirements. The council made a decision to accept the modifications and to submit the plan to referendum. You can read the decision statement here. You can also see the referendum version of the plan.
The representations submitted in response to the consultation can be found here. The relevant documents submitted may still be viewed online:
- Oxspring Neighbourhood Development Plan proposal
- Basic conditions statement (how the plan proposal meets the statutory requirements set out in paragraph 8 of schedule 4B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990)
- Consultation statement
- Strategic Environmental Assessment report
- Public notice
- Response form
On 2 May 2019, the residents of the Oxspring neighbourhood area voted overwhelmingly in favour of Barnsley Council using the Oxspring Neighbourhood Development Plan to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area.