Neighbourhood planning - what's happening?
See if a neighbourhood planning group in the area you live or work in is producing a neighbourhood plan, and what stage they are at.
Great Aycliffe Neighbourhood Plan
The Great Aycliffe Neighbourhood Plan was adopted on Wednesday 19 July 2017.
Whorlton Neighbourhood Plan
The Whorlton Village Neighbourhood Plan was adopted on Wednesday 19 July 2017.
The following plans are currently under consultation. If you have any comments to make regarding consultations relating to Neighbourhood Planning, please contact us by the specified closing date.
Sedgefield Town Council have published their Neighbourhood Plan for pre-submission consultation in accordance with Regulation 14 of the Town and Country Planning Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012. A copy of the plan can be viewed on the Sedgefield Town Council's neighbourhood plan and a paper copy is available at the Town Council offices. The consultation closes on 23 May 2018. Please note that the previous plan (examined in 2016) has now been withdrawn (see below).
A-Z Neighbourhood plan - progress to date
The list below sets out neighbourhood plans which are complete or underway throughout the county. There are seven stages that a neighbourhood plan has to go through which are shown on Neighbourhood planning step by step process. If an area is not listed, it is likely that no neighbourhood planning activity has started for that area. If your area is absent from the list we recommend you contact your local parish or town council (websites for each town and parish council can be found on Parish and town websites, or if you are interested in setting up a neighbourhood forum in an unparished area then contact us for more information.