Penistone Neighbourhood Development Plan

Penistone Town Council has submitted the Penistone Neighbourhood Development Plan Proposal to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council for independent examination.

Under paragraph 16 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, we’re publicising the plan proposal and seeking comments from those who live, work or carry on business in the Penistone Neighbourhood Area and any consultation body referred to in the submitted consultation statement.

The consultation runs from 10am Friday 28 September until 5pm Friday 9 November 2018. You can view the relevant documents online below, or see paper copies of them at Barnsley Central Library and Penistone Library.

How to make representations

If you’d like to make a representation on the Penistone Neighbourhood Development Plan, you can send it to us by email or in writing to: Planning Policy, Regeneration and Property, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, PO Box 634, Barnsley, S70 9GG.

We encourage you to use the response form above; paper copies of this are also available at both Central and Penistone Library. Please ensure that your representation is submitted to us by 5pm on Friday 9 November 2018. All comments should state which policy they concern.

Please note that any comments you make may be made publicly available and attributed to your name. We are required to share your information with the Examiner for the purposes of the Examination. Our privacy notice shows how we use your information.


Representations can include a request to be notified of our decision (under Regulation 19 - decision on a plan proposal) to ‘make’ (adopt) the submitted neighbourhood development plan for Penistone.

If you have any questions please contact us using our online form.