Neigh­bour­hood area plans

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

SOUTH Bucks District Coun­cil (SBDC) is ask­ing peo­ple for their opin­ions about Ger­rards Cross Town Coun­cil’s (GCTC) plans to estab­lish a neigh­bour­hood area for the town.

On the June 28, GCTC sub­mit­ted an ap­pli­ca­tion to (SBDC) seek­ing to de­clare the en­tire par­ish of Ger­rards Cross a neigh­bour­hood area.

SBDC will be con­sult­ing on the ap­pli­ca­tion for a pe­riod of four weeks from July 28 to 5pm on Au­gust 26, after which SBDC will de­ter­mine the ap­pli­ca­tion, tak­ing into ac­count all writ­ten com­ments re­ceived within the con­sul­ta­tion pe­riod.

SBDC coun­cilor Nick Nay­lor, port­fo­lio holder for sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment, said: “I would like to en­cour­age any­one liv­ing in this area to sub­mit their com­ments on this ap­pli­ca­tion be­fore 5pm on Fri­day Au­gust 26. This is a great op­por­tu­nity for res­i­dents to have a say on po­ten­tial fu­ture de­vel­op­ments in their lo­cal com­mu­nity.”

Chris Brown, chair­man of GCTC, said: “GCTC be­lieves it is ap­pro­pri­ate that the town is des­ig­nated a neigh­bour­hood area in or­der to en­sure the fu­ture de­vel­op­ment within the area is in-keep­ing with the views and as­pi­ra­tions the res­i­dents.”

De­tails of the ap­pli­ca­tion and how to sub­mit com­ments are avail­able at www.south­bucks.gov.uk/ plan­ning/ger­rard­scross.

De­tails in­clude a map of the pro­posed area and a state­ment in sup­port of the ap­pli­ca­tion by Ger­rards Cross Town Coun­cil (GCTC). of

If the neigh­bour­hood area is de­clared, GCTC will be able to pro­duce a neigh­bour­hood plan for the area which to de­ter­mine plan­ning ap­pli­ca­tions in the par­ish area.

Con­tact the plan­ning pol­icy team at ldf@ south­bucks.gov.uk or call on 01895 837 339 if you have any queries.

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