Farnham Neighbourhood Plan

Consultation and examination

Area designation

Under the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations, Waverley designated the area that the Farnham Neighbourhood Development Plan covers on 16 July 2013.

Submission and consultation

Farnham Town Council submitted their Neighbourhood Plan to the council on 21 July 2016. They submitted the following documents:

Following submission, the council undertook its statutory consultation on the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan between Friday 19 August and Monday 3 October 2016.

A total of 202 representations were received on the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan. Each representation has been given a reference number. The reference sheet below lists the responses received and the reference number assigned to it. You can then use the links to read the full text.


The independent examination of the Neighbourhood Plan was undertaken by Derek Stebbing. A public hearing was held on Friday 25 November 2016 at Farnham Town Council.

The council received the Examiner's report on 22 February 2017. The Examiner found that subject to a number of modifications, the Plan meets the Basic Conditions and other legal requirements and could proceed to referendum.

On 10 March 2017, a Decision Statement was published, confirming that all of the modifications recommended by the Examiner have been accepted and that the Plan, as modified, meets the basic conditions and can proceed to referendum. The Decision Statement was approved by the Head of Planning Services in a delegated authority report.

Farnham Town Council wrote a letter to Waverley supporting the recommended modifications.

Public hearing documents

The following documents were issued prior to the hearing:

The following documents contained requests for clarification/ information from either the Town Council or Waverley, and responses to them are published below:

Documents submitted to the Examiner by Waverley and Farnham Town Council on 15 November 2016
Documents submitted to Examiner after 15 November 2016
Documents tabled at the hearing held on 25 November 2016
Documents submitted to Examiner after 25 November 2016

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