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Public consultation dates announced for Borough Plan

Published on Wednesday, 30th August 2023

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As part of the final stages of the Borough Plan review process, the Council will undertake a final six-week public consultation starting on Monday, 4 September 2023.

The focus of this consultation relates to:

  • Legal Compliance – does the plan meet the legal and procedural requirements made under various statues?
  • Soundness – has the plan been positively prepared, justified, effective and consistent with national policy?
  • Meets the Duty to Cooperate – has the Council engaged and worked effectively with neighbouring authorities and statutory bodies?

The consultation can be completed online and electronic response forms should be emailed to Alternatively, you can speak to one of our Planning Policy Officers by calling 024 7637 6288 during normal office hours.

The main consultation documents and paper response forms are available at Nuneaton, Bedworth and Bulkington Libraries, or at Nuneaton Town Hall which is open to visitors between 10:00am and 2:00pm, Monday to Friday where a Planning Policy Officer will also be on hand.  

Paper response forms should be posted to Planning Policy, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council, Town Hall, Coton Road, Nuneaton CV11 5AA.

The responses to the consultation will be reviewed and will be sent to the Planning Inspectorate along with the consultation documents and evidence base as part of the formal Examination process. The likely schedule is as follows:

6 December – Plan goes to Cabinet for submission approval.

12 December – Plan goes to Full Council for final approval.

22 December 2023 – Plan is submitted to the Inspectorate.

The Council’s Portfolio Holder for Planning and Regulation, Cllr Richard Smith, said:

“We are in the final stages of the Borough Plan review, and I would like to encourage anyone who hasn’t already, to get involved in this final consultation process and provide their feedback.

“Fantastic progress is being made and I’m delighted that we are still on track to deliver the Plan to the Inspectorate by the end of the year.”