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Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan

A formal application was made by Cranleigh Parish Council to designate the Neighbourhood Area and was publicised in accordance with the relevant Regulations. No adverse comments were received. On 16 July 2013 we designated Cranleigh Parish as a Neighbourhood Area.


A Neighbourhood Planning Referendum relating to the adoption of the Cranleigh Neighbourhood Development Plan 2021-2032 will be held on Thursday 20 June 2024.

Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan 2021-2032

Decision Statement

On 19 April 2024 we issued a decision statement which confirmed that the council accepts all of the independent examiner’s recommendations and that the Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan can proceed to referendum.

Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan - Decision Statement


The Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan has been submitted for independent examination.

We have appointed Mr Andrew Ashcroft BA (Hons) MA, DMS, MRTPI to undertake the independent examination.

Examination arrangements 

The examiner’s examination arrangements are set out in this note:

Cranleigh Neighbourhood Development Plan – Examination Arrangements 

The Examiner's Clarification Note

This sets out the examiner's initial comments on the submitted plan and areas where further clarification would be helpful.

Cranleigh Neighbourhood Development Plan – Clarification Note 

Cranleigh Neighbourhood Development Plan - Response to Examiner's Note 

Examiner's Report

Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan - Examiner's Report

Regulation 16 consultation

The Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan has been formally submitted to us and we ran a six-week consultation from 4 August 2023 to 15 September 2023.

Summary of Regulation 16 representations

Where to view the documents

View the documents and consultation responses via our consultation portal

Previous submission of the Neighbourhood Plan for Examination

A previous version of the Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan was formally submitted to us in 2019 and we ran a six-week consultation from 18 October to 29 November 2019.

Cranleigh Parish Council decided to formally withdraw the Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan from Examination in January 2021 pending a revised site allocation.

Previous Cranleigh Neighbourhood Plan submitted documents & Regulation 16 consultation details

Supporting documents