Wedmore, WITHOUT a Neighbourhood Plan
  • Sedgemoor DC prepares a new Local Plan, it sets a minimum number of new homes to be built by 2032 (2017-18)
  • Sedgemoor calls for sites, vets them for suitability, then consults community
  • The whole community can comment on the plans, but SDC makes final decision
  • Developers Levy, 15% given to the community
  • Community work input: NIL
  • Community cost: NIL

 

  Wedmore, WITH a Neighbourhood Plan
  • Sedgemoor DC prepares a new Local Plan, it sets a minimum number of new homes to be built by 2032 (2017-18)
  • Sedgemoor DC calls for sites, vets them for suitability, then consults community
  • NP Group calls for more sites and vets them for suitability
  • Via a survey and then a referendum, the community can determine which sites are allocated and their use
  • All applications would be expected to conform to the Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan
  • Developers Levy, 25% given to the community
  • Neighbourhood Plan finished in Autumn 2020
  • Community work input: 3+ years
  • Community cost: £15,000 / £20,000 (Parish Council £5000+)