Neighbourhood Plans - Latest News

Through the Localism Act the government is giving local communities new powers to have a direct say in the future development of their neighbourhood, parish or town. A Neighbourhood Plan is a planning document that guides and shapes development in the local area and is created by local people. Here you can get the latest updates for the Neighbourhood Plans currently in progress

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A map showing designated/proposed Neighbourhood Plan areas can be viewed on the Neighbourhood Plans Interactive Map.

Armthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum

A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Armthorpe’s Neighbourhood Plan was held on 20 September 2018.

The question which will be asked in the Referendum is:

Do you want Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Armthorpe to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

All information and documents can be found on the Council’s Democracy pages.  

Edlington Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum

Following a successful Referendum the Edlington Neighbourhood Plan was "made" (adopted) by Full Council on 19 July 2018.  

Bawtry Neighbourhod Plan

Bawtry Town Council have published their draft Neighbourhood Plan. A consultation period for this ran from Monday 2 April until Monday 21 May 2018. - This has now closed.

The Draft Plan can viewed at Bawtry Neighbourhood Plan and is also available to view along with supporting documents on the Bawtry Town Council website.


Auckley Parish Council are in the process of producing a Neighbourhood Plan. As part of the process, they are now issuing a public Call for Land from within the Parish.

Accordingly, if you own land within the Auckley Parish Boundary, you are invited to submit a site or sites for consideration for residential, economic, retail or recreational development. Sites can include 'infill' or 'brownfield sites' and there is no minimum size for any site. All applications will be considered. If you would like your site to be considered, please email or write to: 5 Church Close, Auckley, Doncaster, DN9 3HL. The deadline for receiving sites is 28 September 2018.

Please include:

  • The owner's contact details
  • The location/address of the land (a map would be helpful though not essential)

New funding available

Information on the availability of Technical Support and how to apply for a Neighbourhood Planning Grant can be found on the My Community website.

Designated Neighbourhood Plan Areas

Please use the following links for more information and status about the relevant designated Neighbourhood Plan areas in Doncaster:

Designation means that these areas and their Parish/Town Councils have approval to progress a plan for the designated area and no other Parish/Town Council or Neighbourhood Forum can complete a Neighbourhood Plan for the area.

Last updated: 26 September 2018 12:30:53