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Market Weighton neighbourhood plan

Details progress made on the Market Weighton neighbourhood plan and how to get involved. 

Has a Neighbourhood Development Plan been prepared for Market Weighton?

No, but Market Weighton Parish Council have expressed a desire to prepare a Neighbourhood Development Plan and the parish boundary has been designated by the council as a neighbourhood area.

How can I get involved with the Market Weighton Neighbourhood Development Plan?

Market Weighton Parish Council will lead the preparation of their Neighbourhood Development Plan with support from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

If you are interested in being involved you should contact the parish council in the first instance. A website has been established for the Plan and it provides details of meetings, studies and progress on the Plan's preparation. 

Market Weighton Neighbourhood Development Plan website (external website)

Will the Market Weighton Neighbourhood Development Plan look to allocate sites for development? 

The exact scope of the Market Weighton Neighbourhood Development Plan has yet to be finalised although the parish council have not expressed a wish to consider allocating sites for development.

When was the Market Weighton neighbourhood area designated?

The Market Weighton neighbourhood area was formally designated at the council meeting on 19 February 2014. This followed a recommendation by cabinet on 28 January 2014 after a period of public consultation.

Cabinet report - Market Weighton Neighbourhood Area application (pdf 4.0mb opens in a new window)

A map identifying the Market Weighton neighbourhood area can be viewed following the link below.

Market Weighton Neighbourhood Area map - as designated (pdf 363kb opens in a new window)

A paper copy of the map is available to view at Market Weighton Wicstun Centre and County Hall Beverley.

Was there any consultation on the Market Weighton neighbourhood area application?

Yes. A six week consultation on the proposed Market Weighton neighbourhood area was held between 2 September and 18 October 2013 so that people living, working and carrying out business in Market Weighton could let us know their views on the proposed area.

The majority of respondents were supportive of designating the proposed boundary as a neighbourhood area. The comments received to the consultation can be found in Appendix B of the Cabinet report, available to download above.

Last Updated: Tuesday, 24 January 2017