Yatton Parish Council has drawn up a Neighbourhood Development Plan, which is a community-led framework for guiding the future development, regeneration and conservation of the area.


Neighbourhood Development Plans are about the use and development of land. The Yatton Neighbourhood Plan will be part of the statutory development plan for the area, if successful at referendum. This statutory status gives the Neighbourhood Plan considerable weight, though it must comply with legislation, must have appropriate regard to national policy, and must be in general conformity with existing strategic local planning policy.


A Steering Group, working on behalf of the Parish Council, has drawn up the Neighbourhood Plan. This was approved by the Council at its meeting on September 11th  2017, and was then approved by North Somerset Council on December 5th 2017.


The Plan will now enter a consultation period from January 8th 2018 to February 19th 2018. Comments can be made by email (planning.policy@n-somerset.gov.uk) or online.