Decision details

Neighbourhood Planning - Making of a Neighbourhood Plan for Hoylake

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The report of the Assistant Director: Environmental Services gives details of the local referendum on the making of a statutory Neighbourhood Development Plan for Hoylake which was held on 1 December 2016. 85.6% of the 973 people who voted, voted in favour of the Council using the Neighbourhood Development Plan to help in deciding planning applications in Hoylake.


The Council is now obliged by law to make the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan part of the statutory Development Plan for Wirral by a resolution of Full Council (Section 38A of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 refers).


Resolved –


That it be recommended to Council that:


(1)  The Hoylake Neighbourhood Development Plan attached to this report, which has been endorsed by a majority vote in a referendum of local electors, is formally ‘made’ under Section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.


(2)  The Assistant Director Environmental Services is authorised to take all the steps necessary to comply with the remaining legal requirements under Section 38A of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 and Part 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Strategic Economic Development, Finance and Devolution.

Publication date: 09/12/2016

Date of decision: 09/12/2016

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