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Land Adjacent 40 Whartons Lane, Ashurst.

NFNPA Planning Reference 21/00472

62no. dwellings; access; associated parking; public open space; landscaping; associated works

The Land at Whartons Lane has already been allocated and approved for development at Government level and is designated for development in the NFNPA Current Local Plan, which was itself the subject of 4 or more years consultation, during which time the Parish Council opposed development on this site.

Any representation the Parish Council can now make on this application in relation to their approval or refusal of the detail of the application, will be based on planning policy and procedure alone.

Due to current Covid 19 Government restrictions, it is not known whether the Parish Council can safely facilitate a public meeting.

Residents are reminded that the Parish Council are not the decision making authority, merely a consultee in the process, the decision will be made by the NFNPA who will facilitate a public Planning Committee meeting (in some form, as numbers may well still be restricted depending on the Government’s announcement in relation to 21st June lifting of restrictions).

In the meantime, the Parish Council Planning & Development Committee asks residents to comment on the application via the NFNPA website link;


whereby the Parish Planning & Development Committee Members are able to view resident’s comments and take these into consideration in their consultation response. 

Residents are politely requested not to contact the Parish Council directly in relation to this application, as with no permanent Clerk in place, we are not able to respond to a multitude of enquiries.

Thank you for your consideration.
Ashurst and Colbury Parish Council

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Ashurst and Colbury Parish Councillors and Clerk hope that everyone is safe and well.

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