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2023-Regulation 17-Independent Examination

The Regulation 16 consultation period ended on 20 February 2023.  

Details on progress can be found on                                     together with the consultation documents and supporting documentation.


Regulation 16 consultation submissions are 


Background to the Independent Examination


B&DBC have appointed the Independent Examiner, Ms Janet Cheesley, whose appointment was approved by the Qualifying Body (Parish Council) at its meeting on 5 December 2022.

The purpose of an examination is limited to determining whether a Neighbourhood

Plan meets the basic conditions, and other statutory requirements, or not.

After reviewing the comments subsequent to the Regulation 16 consultation, the Independent Examiner, Ms Janet Cheesley will commence her examination on 23 February 2023.  

The Neighbourhood Planning Independent Examiner Referral Service has published its

                                                                          for easy reference.

Schedule of Evidence

At Page 56 of the NP Submission is a list of documents.  Many of these can be found through the links on previous pages.  For completeness these can be assessed here:





Burghclere NP supporting documents


Land off Harts Lane/Winchester Road Supporting Documents

Other planning documents referred to can be found at the links below:

Burghclere NP Final Sustainability Appraisal Report (AECOM Nov 2019)
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