Georgeham Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum

A neighbourhood planning referendum will be held for the Georgeham Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan on Wednesday 24th November 2021. The question to be asked at the referendum will be:

“Do you want North Devon District Council to use the neighbourhood
plan for Georgeham parish to help it decide planning applications in the
neighbourhood area?”

The referendum area for the Neighbourhood Plan is the parish area of Georgeham.
You are entitled to vote in this referendum on Wednesday 24th November
2021 if:
• You are entitled to vote in a local government election in the referendum area; and
• Your qualifying address is in the referendum area. A person’s qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors the address in respect of which they are entitled to be registered.

The referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures similar to those used at local government elections.

Referendum Expenses
The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2362 x 0.59p per elector. The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum is 1124.

Specified Documents
The relevant regulations state that we must make available the following
• The referendum version of the Georgeham Neighbourhood
Development Plan
• The independent examiner’s report on the draft Georgeham
Neighbourhood Development Plan
• A summary of the representations submitted to the independent
• A statement setting out that North Devon District Council agrees that
the Georgeham Neighbourhood Development Plan meets the basic
conditions and relevant Regulations (included within the document
known as the Decision Statement)
• A statement setting out general information as to Town and Country
Planning (including Neighbourhood Planning) and the referendum.

A link to these documents has been made available online at:

Copies of the documents can also be viewed at:
• Croyde Post Office, St Marys Road, Croyde, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1LF.
• Georgeham Village Stores, Chapel Street, Georgeham, Devon, EX33 1JJ.
Alternatively North Devon District Council can provide a copy by
contacting the customer services team either by emailing or by telephone on weekdays
between 9am to 5pm on 01271 327711. (Type talk precede with 18001).
Copies may also be provided by visiting the reception at Lynton House,
Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG during the following opening
times: Monday 9am-1pm, Wednesday 9am-1pm and Friday 9am-1pm

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