Neighbourhood planning

Kelvedon Neighbourhood Plan

Regulation 18 – In August 2021 Braintree District Council in consultation with Kelvedon Parish Council appointed the independent examiner Mr Tony Burton to examine the Kelvedon Neighbourhood Plan.

The following correspondence has been sent/received from the Examiner:

KNP/TB/001 - Initial Examiner Response - 8th September 2021

KNP/BDC/001 - BDC letter to Examiner - 17th Sept 2021

KNP/TB/002 - Examiner additional Information Request - 6th October 2021 


Braintree District Council received an application from Kelvedon Parish Council to designate a neighbourhood area under S61g of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) in January 2015. The application proposed that the neighbourhood area would cover Kelvedon Parish.

Request letter and Kelvedon Area Map

In accordance with regulations set out in The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Braintree District Council consulted on the proposed neighbourhood area.

The Neighbourhood Plan application was agreed by Cabinet on 30th March 2015

The Neighbourhood Plan was submitted under Regulation 15 to Braintree District Council in February 2021.

Braintree District Council undertook a Regulation (Reg) 16 Consultation between 4th June 2021 and Friday 16th July 2021 .  

The documents published for consultation were:

  • Kelvedon Neighbourhood Plan Reg 16
  • Appendices (Volume 2)           
  • Habitat Regulation Assessment (HRA)
  • Basic Conditions Statement
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) 
  • Consultation Statement

The documents were also available to view during openng hours at:

  • Kelvedon Parish Office Suite 1, The Old Bank, 63 High St, Kelvedon CO5 9AE and
  • Kelvedon Library Aylett's Foundation School, Maldon Road, Kelvedon CO5 9BA


For further information please contact: or see the Kelvedon Neighbourhood Plan website

Updated October 2021

Rural Community Council of Essex

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Inworth Road

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