Silkstone Neighbourhood Development Plan

Silkstone Parish Council has submitted the Silkstone Neighbourhood Development Plan to us for independent examination.

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

The consultation runs from 10am on Friday 7 October until 5pm on Friday 18 November 2022. You can view the relevant documents online below or see paper copies of them at the Library @ the Lightbox and Penistone Library.

How to make representations

If you’d like to make a representation on the Silkstone Neighbourhood Development Plan you can send it to us by email to or in writing to: Planning Policy, Regeneration and Culture, 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 the Library @ the Lightbox and Penistone Library. Please ensure that your representation is submitted to us by 5.00pm on Friday 18 November 2022.

Please note that any comments you make may be made publically available and attributed to your name. We may be required to share your information with the examiner for the purposes of the examination. We'll also need to ask you to confirm if you are over 18 (and if not, we may have to ask for your parent or guardian’s consent for us to retain your data). 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 Silkstone. We will need explicit consent from you to retain your data for this purpose and confirmation that you have read our privacy statement

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