Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)

Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

Notification of designation of the Marton Moss Neighbourhood Area and Marton Moss Neighbourhood Forum

Date of decision: 26/03/2019

Particulars of decision

A)     In accordance with Regulation 7 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Blackpool Council hereby gives notice on the designation of the Marton Moss Neighbourhood Area for the purposes of neighbourhood planning under Section 61G(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended.  The designated area is shown on the attached map.

 B)     In accordance with Regulation 10 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Blackpool Council hereby gives notice on the designation of the Marton Moss Neighbourhood Forum for the purposes of neighbourhood planning under Section 61G(2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended. 

Reasons for decision

The Blackpool Local Plan Part 1: Core Strategy (Policy CS26) promotes a neighbourhood planning approach for Marton Moss, to develop neighbourhood planning policy, which supports the retention and enhancement of the distinctive character of Marton Moss, whilst identifying in what circumstances development may be acceptable.  Policy CS26 also defines the boundary for the neighbourhood area which is identical to the designated area shown on the attached map.

On the basis of the information supplied, Blackpool Council is satisfied that the forum is a qualifying body for the purposes of neighbourhood planning.