Allerthorpe neighbourhood plan

Details progress made on the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan and how to get involved.

Has a Neighbourhood Development Plan been prepared for Allerthorpe?

Yes. Following a positive referendum result on 12th December 2019, East Riding of Yorkshire Council formally 'made' (adopted) the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan (2019-2034) on 8th January 2020. The plan now forms part of the East Riding Development Plan in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan Final Decision Statement (pdf 64kb)

Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan (2019-2034) (pdf 2mb)

Details of the plan preparation and examination process undertaken to date are provided below;

The Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan (ANP), prepared by Allerthorpe Parish Council, was submitted to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for examination. The council undertook a Regulation 16 public consultation on the ANP between 11 January and 22 February 2019 before submitting the ANP and representations to the Independent Examiner on 12 June 2019.

The Independent Examiner reviewed the representations received and undertook a hearing to ensure adequate examination of a number of focused issues to ensure specific representors had a fair chance to put their case. The Independent Examiner's report sets out the findings of the examination of the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Development Plan 2019-2034.

Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Examiner's Report (pdf 317kb)

Having considered the recommended modifications, as set out in the Examiner’s Report and the reasons for them, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has agreed to accept these modifications are made to the ANP in accordance with paragraph 12(6) of Schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. The council confirms in the below Decision Statement that subject to the Examiner’s proposed specific modifications, the ANP will proceed to a referendum.

Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Decision Statement (pdf 328kb)

Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

To meet the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, a referendum which poses the question, ‘Do you want East Riding of Yorkshire Council to use the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan (2019-2034)(as amended) to help it decide planning applications in the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Area?’ was held in the area formally designated as the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Area on 12 December 2019 in combination with a Parliamentary general election.

Information Statement and Information For Voters (pdf 329kb)

Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum Version (pdf 2mb)

Public hearing

The public hearing was held on 16 September 2019 at Allerthorpe village hall, Main Street, Allerthorpe YO42 4RW. Members of the general public attended the hearing.

It was at the independent examiner's discretion to determine:

  • the format and scope of the public hearing
  • who was invited to speak at the hearing, in addition to the local planning authority and the qualifying body that submitted the neighbourhood plan or Order; and
  • the questions to be asked at the hearing.

The Independent Examiner has prepared a note setting out the detail of the public hearing, including which specific matters will be considered.

Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Development Plan - Examiner's Hearing Note Final (pdf 143kb)

Documents and correspondence relating to the ANP examination are available to view below:

Copies of the representations received to the Regulation 16 consultation are available to view below:

Once adopted, the Neighbourhood Plan will provide more locally specific planning policy, detailed advice, and guidance for the determination of planning applications in the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Area.

Submitted Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents

The submitted Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents are available below:

Other documents

How can I get involved with the Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Development Plan?

Allerthorpe Parish Council lead the preparation of their Neighbourhood Development Plan with support from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

If you are interested in being involved you should contact the parish council in the first instance, via the East Riding Parish Council finder.

When was the Allerthorpe neighbourhood area designated?

The Allerthorpe neighbourhood area was formally designated at the council meeting on 19 February 2014. This followed a recommendation by the Cabinet on 28 January 2014 after a period of public consultation.Cabinet report - Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Area application (pdf 4.8kb)

A map identifying the Allerthorpe neighbourhood area can be viewed following the link below:Allerthorpe Neighbourhood Area map - as designated (pdf 3.2kb)

A paper copy of the map is available to view at Pocklington Pocela Centre and County Hall, Beverley.

Was there any consultation on the Allerthorpe neighbourhood area application?

Yes. A six-week consultation on the proposed Allerthorpe neighbourhood area was held between 2 September and 18 October 2013 so that people living, working and carrying out business in Allerthorpe could let us know their views on the proposed area.

The majority of respondents were supportive of designating the proposed boundary as a neighbourhood area. The comments received to the consultation can be found in Appendix B of the Cabinet report, available to download above.

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