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Issue details

Earswick Neighbourhood Plan – Referendum Result and (anticipated) Adoption (dependent on result)

Purpose of report: To inform Members of the outcome of the Referendum and the necessary actions depending on the outcome of the Referendum on the 2nd May 2019.

The report will recommend that Members note the outcome of the Referendum on the 2nd May 2019 and depending on the outcome will either recommend that Members formally ‘make’ the Earswick Neighbourhood Plan and adopt it as Council policy or reject the Plan.

This will be done in line with the Regulations following the outcome of the referendum on 2nd May.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Strensall Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/05/2019

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 27/06/19 by Executive

Lead member: Councillor Andrew Waller, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning cllr.awaller@york.gov.uk

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Anna Pawson Tel No. 01904 553312 Email: anna.pawson@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Previous consultations have taken place at area designation stage (9th December 2015), 1st pre-submission stage (20th November 2016–7th January 2017), 2nd pre-submission stage (4thDecember 2017 – 5th February 2018) and submission stage (4th October – 15th November 2018). Residents of Earswick Parish will have voted in a Referendum on 2nd May 2019 and answer the following question ‘Do you want City of York Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Earswick to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’

Consultees included in Schedule 1 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, and people who live, work and do business in the parish of Earswick. All residents on the electoral register and living in Earswick will be permitted to vote in the Referendum.


Agenda items


  • Earswick Neighbourhood Plan – Referendum Result and (anticipated) Adoption (dependent on result)  


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