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Future Development Proposals for Writtle - Chelmsford City Council consultation on Preferred Options Local Plan closed on 11th May 2017 showing 800 houses at Warren Farm off the Roxwell Road which we strongly opposed and we know many Parishioners were of the same mind.
Closely linked to that Consultation is the Parish Council’s decision, along with many other local Parish Councils, to start the Neighbourhood Plan process in order to protect any future development of our Parish. You will find a Neighbourhood Plan article from Writtle News here telling you some more about it.
Our Neighbourhood Plan Designated Area is now registered with Chelmsford City Council and was launched at the Annual Parish Meeting on 10th April 2017. All Parishioners present unanimously agreed that Writtle should immediately commence the Neighbourhood Plan process. So we are now on the journey and we need volunteers. When complete, after Consultation, Independent Examination and Parish wide Referendum, it will be the final part of our Community Led Plans.
If you are a member of Writtle Future you can Login and comment now click here at Add your Comments please. If you are not a member but you are a Parishioner or run a Business in the Parish and wish to comment, go to "Request Membership" at the top of this page and follow the instructions.
If you go to Neighbourhood Plan you can see all our files including latest News articles, Minutes of Meetings, the Neighbourhood Plan process explained and how it fits within the Planning System, files take a few seconds to open and some need a couple of steps.
Some Basic Points to Consider
Putting together our evidence base. Evidence gathering can be time consuming and possibly expensive, grants are available, which should cover the cost provided we keep it within bounds - However we must ask ourselves the following questions:
What do we need to find out and why (we do not need to collect everything)?
Do we really need it to inform our choices about land use and development?
What would happen if we didn’t have it?
Is it relevant to our area and our emerging planning objectives?
If so, what is the best way of getting it? Does it already exist or does it need to be created?
In creating our Community Plans enormous thanks are due to all our supporters which included - Our Parishioners; The Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE); The Community Planning Fund; Writtle Parish Council; Essex County Council Making the Links and all the Local Business Funders listed on the back cover of the Plans.