Decision details

Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan - SEA Screening Determination Reference: OD08/18

Decision Maker: Strategic Planning Manager

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan


Based on the contents of the Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 14 Pre-Submission Publication), the responses of the statutory bodies, and an assessment against the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations, it is decided that the Plan does not need a Strategic Environmental Assessment

Reasons for the decision:

To enable the progression of the Saham Toney Neighbourhood Plan

Alternative options considered:

The Council, as part of its duty to ‘advise and assist’, should consider whether a Neighbourhood Plan requires a Strategic Environmental Assessment.  Therefore, the only alternative option available would be to decide that the Plan does not require an Environmental Assessment; however, this is covered through the process of undertaking the screening process itself. 


There is not a ‘do nothing’ option to consider as a determination is required by legislation.

Publication date: 12/07/2018

Date of decision: 12/07/2018

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