Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan

The parish of Saffron Walden has been designated as a Neighbourhood Plan Development Area.


Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan thumbnailThe Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan is being compiled by local residents and the Town Council. It establishes a vision for the evolution and long-term sustainability of Saffron Walden Parish and town. The plan sets out a vision for the future of the parish and planning policies which will be used to determine planning applications locally.

The Parish of Saffron Walden is located in the north of the Uttlesford District and is home to some 15,504 people. It is a uniquely situated market town with a wide range of historic and modern buildings.
 

Submission Public Consultation (Regulation 16)

Uttlesford District Council is inviting representations on the submission version of the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan.

Take part in the consultation


Key dates

Neighbourhood Area designated Uttlesford District Council (UDC): 13 December 2012

Pre-submission Public Consultation (Regulation 14): 22 January - 10 March 2020

Submission Public Consultation (Regulation 16): 15 February - 12 April 2021
 

Designated neighbourhood plan area

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Area [786.06KB]

The civic Parish of Saffron Walden was designated as the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Area by Uttlesford District Council on 13 December 2012.
 

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Determination

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Determination Statement (under Regulation 9 and 11 of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes 2004)

Uttlesford District Council has determined that the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan is not likely to have significant environmental effects and accordingly an environmental assessment is not required in respect of the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan.

A copy of the SEA Determination Statement is available below. It is also be available on request at: Uttlesford District Council, Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4ER.

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Determination Statement (March 2020) [1.68MB]
 

Pre-submission (Reg 14) Consultation

From 22 January - 10 March 2020 Saffron Walden Town Council undertook consultation under Regulation 14 on its Pre-submission Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan. 

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Submission [7.27MB]

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Submission consultation responses [2.19MB]
 

Submission Public Consultation (Regulation 16)

Saffron Walden Town Parish Council submitted its Neighbourhood Plan to Uttlesford District Council on 29 January 2021. Uttlesford District Council confirmed on 8 February 2021 that the Neighbourhood Plan submission complies with all the relevant requirements. 

Icon for pdf Uttlesford District Council acknowledgement of submission of the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan [334.65KB]

Consultation

Consultation period: 8am Monday 15 February 2021 to 5pm Monday 12 April 2021

Uttlesford District Council is inviting representations on the submission version of the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan.

Representations must have been received by Uttlesford District Council no later than 5pm on Monday 12 April 2021. Representations after this date will not be considered.

We have a Icon for word consultation resposne form [91.42KB] that you can use to send us your comments.

Representations can be submitted by email to: planningpolicy@uttlesford.gov.uk

or by post to:

Uttlesford District Council
London Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4ER

You do not have to use the consultation form to respond. But all responses must be made in writing, either electronically or otherwise.

All responses will be made public. Anonymous responses cannot be accepted.

Saffron Walden Plan submission documents

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan submission email [69.64KB]

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan submission draft [6.74MB]

Icon for pdf Map of the extent of the parish of Saffron Walden [1.07MB]

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Basic Conditions Statement [552.93KB]

Icon for pdf Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Statement [563.18KB]

Icon for pdf Appendix 1 - Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Submission consultation responses [2.19MB]

Evidence base and background studies on the Saffron Walden Town Council website

 


Additional information

Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan website

Saffron Walden Town Council

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