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Development plans in East Northants to be on show for public to have their say

Published Monday, 17 February 2020

Residents and stakeholders in East Northants are invited to the view the plans for proposed developments in the district at the end of February.

As part of consultations that have already started, East Northamptonshire Council will be holding events at The Boathouse behind Canoe2, Rushden Lakes on Thursday 27 February between 10:30am - 6:30pm and Friday 28 February between 10:30am - 3:30pm.

At the events, visitors will be able to view and comment on the Rushden East Sustainable Urban Extension Masterplan and the additional site specific proposals for the Local Plan Part 2, which are currently being consulted on by the Council alongside the Householder Extensions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

All three documents are currently out for consultation, with responses to be received by 4:30pm on Monday 23 March.

Cllr Steven North, Leader of East Northamptonshire Council said: 

“As a council, we would encourage everyone to come along to these events at the end of the month to have their say on the Rushden East Sustainable Urban Extension Masterplan and the additional site specific proposals for the Local Plan Part 2.

“These documents, alongside the Householders SPD, are pivotal in helping the council delivering development across East Northants.

“If you are unable to attend the events at Canoe2, you can find more information about submitting comments to any of the consultations on the East Northamptonshire Council website.”

To view the consultation documents and complete an online response form for the Rushden East Sustainable Urban Extension Masterplan and district-wide Local Plan Part 2, please visit www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/consultation. To comment on the Householder Extensions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), please email planningpolicy@east-northamptonshire.gov.uk and the SPD is available to view on the East Northants Council website.

Full details about each of the consultations can be found at www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/consultation