Stanton Drew Neighbourhood Development Plan

9th MAY 2021

View Stanton Drew Neighbourhood Plan here: Stanton Drew Neighbourhood Plan

Declaration of Result:

The Neighbourhood Plan has had a majority “YES” vote at the referendum (held on Thursday 6th May).

APR 2021:

MAR 2021: The referendum relating to the adoption of Stanton Drew Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. The question which will be asked in the referendum is:

‘Do you want Bath & North East Somerset Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Stanton Drew to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’

Below are links to download a copy of the information statement and notice of referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan for Stanton Drew. These documents are also on the Parish noticeboards.

Notice of Referendum_Stanton Drew

Information Statement_NPR_Stanton Drew

The full list of documents is available on the BaNES website, here:

AUG 2020: The Parish Council is pleased to receive the examiners report on the examination of the Stanton Drew Neighbourhood Development Plan.  We are delighted that, subject to suggested modifications, it is recommended that the Plan proceeds to referendum.

Members of the NP team will need to action the amendments listed in the report to create what will be known as “The Referendum Version” of the plan ready.

Thank you to everyone for all the hard work producing the plan.

JUNE 2020: Following the consultation which closed earlier this year, the examiner identified that the original Consultation Statement did not fully meet Neighbourhood Planning Regulations. Therefore, a revised Consultation Statement is being published for comment. 

The consultation will take place under Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations, and will last for 6 weeks: 
8th June 2020 to 20th July 2020.

During this period, you can comment on the revised Consultation Statement only. The examiner will view all comments made during this consultation.

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, you can only view the consultation documents online. If you would like a paper copy of the revised Consultation Statement, please email the Parish Clerk.

How to make comments

  • Send an email to Please indicate that your comments are for the Stanton Drew Neighbourhood Plan consultation
  • Write to Planning Policy, B&NES Council, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG
  • In recognition of the current restrictions, you can also make comments by telephone during normal office hours. Please call 01225 477684