In 2017 the Marton Moss community decided to develop their own neighbourhood plan. Information on how this came about.
A draft plan was prepared by the Neighbourhood Forum (Regulation 14) which was consulted on during March/April 2022. All representations were considered by the Forum and they have now produced the Regulation 16 Submission Draft Plan which was consulted upon from 17 October to 28 November 2022. Further information on the previous consultations.
A summary of representations received on the Regulation 16 Submission Draft Plan [PDF 184KB]
Neighbourhood plan examination
An independent examiner has been appointed and the examination of the Neighbourhood Plan has commenced under Regulation 17.
The examiner is considering the representations made to the council on the regulation 16 plan and whether the plan meets the basic conditions and other requirements set out by law.
Marton Moss Neighbourhood Plan - examiner's procedural matters letter [PDF 0.6MB]
Blackpool Council response to examiner's procedural matters letter [PDF 0.6MB]
Marton Moss Neighbourhood Forum response to examiner's procedural matters letter [PDF 0.2MB]
What happens next?
Following this, the examiner will issue a report and will recommend if the plan can proceed to referendum, under Regulation 18.
Further updates will be put on this website as the plan progresses through examination.