Woodhouse Parish Council

Serving the people of Woodhouse & Woodhouse Eaves


Clerk: Emma Crowe
50a Main Street
Woodhouse Eaves
LE12 8RZ

Neighbourhood Plan


The Woodhouse Neighbourhood Plan Referendum date is Thursday 28th October 2021

Charnwood Borough Council has published its decision statement to hold a referendum on the Woodhouse Neighbourhood Plan on 28th October 2021. You can view the relevant documents on the website https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/woodhouse_neighbourhood_plan. If you have any technical electoral questions about the referendum, please e-mail my colleague Ian Dobson, Interim Elections Manager – ian.dobson2@charnwood.gov.uk.

The Planning Practice Guidance states: "Decision-making: Where the local planning authority has issued a decision statement (as set out under Regulation 18 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012) detailing its intention to send a neighbourhood plan to referendum, that plan can be given significant weight in decision-making, so far as the plan is material to the application." https://www.gov.uk/guidance/neighbourhood-planning--2

Woodhouse Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Statement

Woodhouse Neighbourhood Plan Basic Conditions Statement - August 2021

To contact the Advisory Group with your views about planning policies to help shape the future of the parish, email woodhouseparishNP@gmail.com or contact a parish councillor or the parish council clerk.

In the column on the left are links to the Woodhouse Parish Plan, Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings and Village Design Statements.

Key issues from NPs that have been completed:

  • Clarity
  • Evidence
  • Consistency
  • Meet all legal requirements
  • Balance harm and benefits
  • Be reasonable
  • Keep to land use planning

NPs must conform to the Local Plan. Charnwood BC has begun to consult on the next Local Plan up to 2036. Their documents are available from:

Neighbourhood Plans in Charnwood

Local network of NP groups
Nik Green officer who sends out NP info to mailing list of groups