Walton Community Council Neighbourhood Plan

Current position

May 2022

Following the publicity period on the submitted Walton Neighbourhood Plan, Milton Keynes Council has appointed Nigel McGurk to conduct an examination of the Neighbourhood Plan.  The examiner’s main role is to ensure that the neighbourhood plan meets the basic conditions.

Should the examiner consider that a hearing is required as part of the examination then further information and arrangements for that will appear on this web page.

Comments received during the publicity period

Submitted neighbourhood plan documents

January 2017

The Neighbourhood Plan was made part of the Development Plan by Milton Keynes Council on 11 January 2017. The Full Council report and decision sheet relating to this is available to view at Cabinet 11 Jan 2017.

This follows the referendum held on 17 November 2016, the results of which were 88% of those voting being in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan being used by Milton Keynes Council to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area. The turnout for the referendum was 14.6%. 

The plan and other specified documents that were subject to referendum are available to download on this webpage as follows:

Decision statement following receipt of examiner's report

Following the receipt of the examiner's report on the Walton Neighbourhood Plan, Milton Keynes Council has decided that the plan, as modified, should proceed to a referendum on 17 November. Further information about the referendum will follow shortly. The examiner's report and the council's decision statement, including the modifications to be made to the plan, can be viewed by following the links below: 

Publicity period

In June 2016, Walton Community council submitted the Walton Neighbourhood Pllan to Milton Keynes Council in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Plans (General) Regulations 2012.

Following a delegated decision on 15 June, Milton Keynes Council agreed to publish the plan for a period of consultation. The Walton Neighbourhood Plan will therefore be available for comment for six weeks between Wednesday 22 June and Wednesday 3 August.

For further information on the consultation, including how to make comments, and to read the submitted plan and the accompanying documents please use the links below:

Area Designation

Following a Delegated Decision on the 13 January 2015, the area put forward by Walton Community Council in their Neighbourhood Plan Area Application has now been approved as a Neighbourhood Plan Area.

To comply with Regulation 7 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Milton Keynes Council is publicising the following details: