At a meeting in 2015 it was decided by those local residents attending to take up the opportunity of shaping how our village develops and to produce a Neighbourhood Plan. Neighbourhood Plans can’t stop development but they can influence it, for example by saying where local people think new homes or businesses should go and what they think is important to preserve about their village. Once approved by local residents, a Neighbourhood Plan is a legal document that the District Council has to take into account when deciding on planning applications.
Misterton Neighbourhood Plan
Following the public meeting, a Steering Group was formed to undertake the job of making a draft plan. The group consisted of a small group of residents and parish councillors;
The Draft Neighbourhood Plan went to a referendum on the 5th September 2019 and was overwhelmingly supported with 91.5 of votes cast saying yes to the plan. The Plan has therefore been adopted can be viewed on our documents page