Neighbourhood Planning referendum Middleton St George Thursday 11 August 2022

This Neighbourhood Plan covers Middleton St. George Parish excluding Teesside Airport.

What is a Neighbourhood Planning referendum?

Neighbourhood planning helps local communities play a direct role in planning.

Residents can use the Neighbourhood Plan to take part in planning application decisions.

The plan shows how the community wants to develop the area.

The community has the final say on whether a Neighbourhood Plan or order comes into force.

If more than 50% of people voting in the referendum support the plan, then the local planning authority must bring it into force.

Who prepared the Neighbourhood Plan?

  • town councils
  • parish councils
  • neighbourhood forums

The Council organised a referendum on a plan that met the basic conditions.

An independent examiner had previously checked the plan.

When was the referendum?

The referendum was held on Thursday 11 August 2022.

Who could vote in the referendum?

Local residents who were registered to vote in the referendum area.

Declaration of Result

The votes were counted following the close of poll on Thursday, 11th August 2022. The result was declared by Luke Swinhoe, the Counting Officer, who declared that more than half of those voting had voted in favour of the Middleton St. George Neighbourhood Plan - Declaration of Result

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