Portbury Neighbourhood Area designation

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Portbury Parish Council have made an application to North Somerset Council to designate a neighbourhood area.  This is the area within which a neighbourhood plan can be prepared for the Parish.  A neighbourhood plan will help to shape the parish in forthcoming years and will be used to help make decisions on planning applications within the parish.  

The boundary is that of the parish boundary. The reasons for this are set out in the application letter which you can see below. This also contains a map showing the location of the parish boundary.

Consultation on the neighbourhood area closed on Monday 29 February, but you can view the comments online.

North Somerset Council approved the neighbourhood area in 23 March 2016 and will publish this decision shortly.

Please contact Celia Dring on 01934 426244 if you have any questions regarding the process or email planning.policy @n-somerset.gov.uk. 


  • Opened
    29 Jan 2016 at 00:00
  • Closed
    29 Feb 2016 at 23:59


Organisational Information

Contact Name Celia Dring
Job title Principal Planning Policy Officer
Contact Email celia.dring@n-somerset.gov.uk
Contact Telephone 01934 426244

Project Information

Aim of this consultation To get views on the merits of choosing the parish boundary as the boundary of the neighbourhood area for the purposes of preparing a neighbourhood plan.
Close Date 29 Feb 2016 23:59
Consultation Topic
  • Community - neighbourhoods, equalities, youth offending and registrar
  • Environment - building work, transport, trees and recycling
Context for this consultation A designated neighbourhood area is a pre-requisite to preparing a neighbourhood plan.