Portishead Neighbourhood Plan Submission Consultation


The Portishead Neighbourhood Plan was submitted by Portishead Town Council to North Somerset Council for examination on 8 August 2022. A period of consultation  took place between Wednesday 5 October and Friday 18 November (see our 
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Barbara Maksymiw has been appointed as the independent examiner. The responses received have been be forwarded to the examiner to be considered as part of the examination. 

The Examiner will decide whether or not the plan meets the necessary basic conditions to become a Neighbourhood Plan. You can find out about basic conditions and the process of preparing a neighbourhood plan on the government website

You can view the comments made on the Plan online. and in the supporting documents list below, including North Somerset Councils comments on the plan.

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You can also see the Neighbourhood Plan and associated evidence documents are also available on North Somerset Councils Portishead Neighbourhood Plan webpage and the Communities Portishead Neighbourhood Plan web page, as well as Portishead Library. The Basic Conditions Statement sets out how the Plan meets the necessary Basic Conditions and the Consultation Statement sets out how the community and other stakeholders have been involved in the development of the Portishead Neighbourhood Plan. All of the associated background documents and evidence papers can be seen below.

Until the close of consultation



  • Opened
    5 Oct 2022 at 08:00
  • Closed
    18 Nov 2022 at 17:00


Organisational Information

Job role or team to contact for questions Celia Dring
Job title Principal Planning Policy Officer
Contact Email planning.policy@n-somerset.gov.uk
Contact Telephone 01934426244

Project Information

Aim of this consultation To seek views on the final version of the Neighbourhood Plan before it undergoes examination by an independent examiner.
Close Date 18 Nov 2022 17:00
Consultation Topic
  • Communities: including local partnerships, neighbourhoods, equalities, crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Environment: including rubbish and recycling, climate-related issues, parks and open spaces, footpaths
  • Housing: including home-building*, renting, homelessness
Context for this consultation The Portishead Neighbourhood Plan has been prepared by the local community and was submitted to North Somerset Council on 8 August. The Council needs to organise a final period of consultation before forwarding the responses to an independent examiner who will examine the plan.