Meriden Neighbourhood Plan

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Meriden Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan to Proceed to Referendum

Following an independent examination of the Meriden Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan, the Council has agreed that the Plan (as modified to accord with the agreed recommendations of the Independent Examiner) should proceed to referendum.

The referendum on the Meriden Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan will take place on 6 May 2021.

The following documents are available to view below:

These documents will be made available for reference by prior arrangement with the Clerk of Meriden Parish Council (01676 522474 clerk@meridenparishcouncil.org.uk).

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Examiner’s Letter Seeking Clarification of Matters

The Examiner’s Letter to Meriden Parish Council and Solihull MBC dated 18 December 2020 can be viewed here. The Joint Response from Meriden Parish Council and Solihull MBC dated 14 January 2021 can be viewed here along with the Meriden Green Belt Inset Area map and a Schedule of Housing Delivery in the Parish dated January 2021.

Meriden Neighbourhood Plan Submission Examination

The Independent Examination of the Meriden Neighbourhood Plan started on 2 December 2020. The Examiner’s Initial letter setting out how the Examination will proceed can be viewed here.

Meriden Parish Council formally submitted its Submission Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan to the Council for public consultation in March 2020. However, due to restrictions in place as result of Covid-19, consultation had to be postponed.

The Regulation 16 consultation on the Meriden Submission Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan ran for a period of 8 weeks from Monday 29 June until Monday 24 August 2020, and representations were submitted to the council.

The Submission Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan was accompanied by the following documents:

The Submission documents and evidence base supporting the documents together with further information about the Meriden Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan can be found on the Meriden Parish Council website.

A summary of the representations received in response to the Regulation 16 consultation on the Submission Draft Meriden Neighbourhood Development Plan can be viewed here. Representations can be made available upon request to psp@solihull.gov.uk

Meriden Neighbourhood Plan - Summary of Progress:

Neighbourhood Area Application Submitted November 2014
Neighbourhood Area Designated March 2015
Pre-Submission (Regulation 14) Consultation September 2019
Submission March 2020
Examination Begins December 2020
Referendum 6 May 2021
Plan ‘Made’