Lymington and Pennington Neighbourhood Plan 

The story so far .....

  • Neighbourhood Plan designated by New Forest District Council and New Forest National Park Authority in 2015
  • Neighbourhood Plan vision and action plan created in March 2017
  • Working Group meetings took place 2017-2019
  • Workshops with strategic land promoters and a Town Centre Small Site Capacity Study 2017
  • Informal Community Consultation on policy themes June/July 2017 with a survey receiving 586 responses (this consultation included the strategic allocations.
  • New Forest District Council retained control of the strategic allocations (now SS5 and SS6) in Local Plan part one, with Neighbourhood Plans in the New Forest plan area dealing with small site allocations. 
  • New Forest District Council Local Plan preparation and examination which included the release of Green belt Land for housing, SS5/SS6.  Plan adopted in 2020. 
  • Evidence base created and updated 2017 - 2023
  • Draft policies created 2021 - 2023
  • Small sites for inclusion in the Neighbourhood Plan agreed pending land owner approval and meetings 2023