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Skelton Parish Neighbourhood Planning Area

The first stage in developing a Neighbourhood Plan is to designate the 'Neighbourhood Area' which it will cover. A Neighbourhood Area application was received from Skelton Parish Council on 3 April 2014. After a six-week consultation period we designated Skelton Neighbourhood Area on 1 July 2014. Skelton Parish Council now have the right to produce their own Neighbourhood Plan or Neighbourhood Development Orders.

Proposed Neighbourhood Development Order for Greenhollows

Regulation 23 Notification

A draft Neighbourhood Development Order has been submitted which, if adopted, would have the effect that part of the Greenhollows Park Home/Caravan site, in the Parish of Skelton in Eden, Cumbria, could be used for permanent residential accommodation. Currently residential use is restricted to the existing occupants only. The order removes this restriction.

A consultation was held on this proposal and closed on 21st January 2015:

View a copy of the order and related documents (PDF: 102Kb / 2 pages)

To view a copy of the accompanying documents:

All representations made will now be passed to an independent examiner who will consider whether the Order meets the basic conditions required by the regulations. If it does the examiner will recommend to the Council that a referendum be held in which local voters will decide if the Order should be approved

For further enquiries please email Neighbourhood.Planning@eden.gov.uk

Or write to:

Planning Policy
Eden District Council
Mansion House, Penrith,
Cumbria
CA11 7YG

In line with the regulations, the proposed Neighbourhood Development Order for Greenhollows was submitted to independent examiner Timothy Jones, Barrister, FCIArb.

His report with recommendations to the Council has been completed. Read the report of the examination into the draft Greenhollows Neighbourhood Development Order (PDF: 320Kb / 17 pages)

The Examiner concluded that the proposal for Greenhollows included in the Neighbourhood Development Order does not meet the basic conditions required for the proposal to go forward to a local referendum. This recommendation was be considered by Eden's Executive on 7 July 2015 which accepted the recommendation of the Examiner. As a result the Greenhollows Neighbourhood Development Order Decision Statement has been issued.