Steeple Claydon Neighbourhood Plan

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Notice of Referendum

Notice of Poll

On the 13th September 2017 AVDC received the final examiners report for the Independent Examination of the Steeple Claydon Neighbourhood Plan. The Examiner recommended that the plan proceed to referendum subject to modifications.  AVDC took the decision to accept the examiners report and the Neighbourhood Plan went to referendum which took place on the 30 November 2017. The result of the referendum was 573 votes ‘Yes’ out of 652 votes cast (88% ‘Yes’). The turnout was 36% of the electorate.

The Information Statement is available giving detail on the referendum. 

AVDC has produced a note during the lead up to the referendum to help understanding of the neighbourhood plan and planning applications processes.

Supporting documents:

Final referendum version of supporting evidence;

Previous updates:

The Steeple Claydon Parish Council submitted the SCNP to Aylesbury Vale District Council on 31 May 2017, the consultation period lasted for 6 weeks, closing on the 12 July 2017. The Neighbourhood Plan and consultation responses were then submitted by Aylesbury Vale District Council to the Independent Examiner; Patrick Whitehead DipTP (Nott) MRTPI. The Final Examiners Report was received on the 13th September 2017 

Examination correspondence 

Relevant Consultation Documents

Where Supporting Documents can be inspected

The above Consultation documents are available to be viewed at the following locations

Steeple Claydon Parish Library
The Library
Chaloners Hill
Steeple Claydon
MK18 2PY

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 14:30 to 17:30

Saturday 9:30 to 12:30


Aylesbury Vale District Council
The Gateway
Gatehouse Road
HP19 8FF

Monday – Thursday 8.45 to 17.15

Friday 8.45 to 16.45

How to Comment on the Plan

To comment on the SCNP you can complete the comment form and then email the completed form by the consultation deadline to: or return your completed form by post by the consultation deadline to:

Neighbourhood Planning Officer
Aylesbury Vale District Council
Forward Plans
Community Fulfilment
The Gateway
Gatehouse Road
HP19 8FF

Please Note: If sending comments by post please allow up to two working days for the post to be delivered. Any comments received after the 5pm deadline on the 12 July will not be taken into account. Additionally you can request to be notified of AVDC’S decision to make the plan once an examination and referendum has taken place.

Next Steps

Following the closing of the consultation period for comment, AVDC will collate all the responses and submit them to an Independent Examiner for the document to be examined, and then if successful, the Neighbourhood Plan will be taken forward for a public referendum of the local Electorate where the local community in Steeple Claydon can decide either in favour or against the making of the Steeple Claydon Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Previous Neighbourhood Area Information

Consultation on the Steeple Claydon Neighbourhood Plan Area was undertaken in Spring 2015. On the 16 April 2015, AVDC approved the Neighbourhood Plan Area for the Steeple Claydon Neighbourhood Plan. You can view the application and report below

Proposed Steeple Claydon Neighbourhood Plan Area 

Council Decision for the approved Neighbourhood Plan Area

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