Penistone Neighbourhood Development Plan

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

The consultation on the submitted Penistone Neighbourhood Development Plan ended on Friday 9 November at 5pm.

The plan has now been submitted for examination to an independent examiner.

The examiner has requested further comments or information from the Town Council and Barnsley MBC, you can take a look at the examiner's letter. Responses from the Town Council and Barnsley MBC have been sent to the examiner and you can take a look at the responses.  

A number of email exchanges between the examiner and the Town Council are material to the examination and these exchanges may be viewed here.

The examiner has requested additional comments from the Town Council, you can take a look at the examiner’s letter.

Penistone Town Council have submitted maps of the proposed non designated heritage assets to aid the examiners consideration, you can take a look at the maps

The examiner has now completed their examination and you can read the examiner's report. They recommended that with modifications the plan meets the basic conditions and other legal requirements. 

The council has made a decision to accept the modifications and to submit the plan to referendum which will be held on 11 July 2019. You can read the decision statement here

Penistone Town Council has prepared a referendum version of the Penistone Neighbourhood Plan incorporating the examiner's recommendations. 

The representations submitted in response to the consultation can be found here. The relevant documents submitted may still be viewed online.