Submitted Neighbourhood Development Plans

Plans on this page have been submitted to Daventry District Council and are being progressed.

Scroll down to find the Neighbourhood Area you are looking for or click on the link below:


Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Development Plan 2018 - 2029

The District Council and Maidwell with Draughton Parish Council have appointed independent examiner, Rosemary Kidd, Dip TP, MRTPI to examine the plan. She will examine the plan against the basic conditions. These are that the plan:        

  • Must be appropriate having regard to national policy

  • Must contribute to the achievement of sustainable development

  • Must be in general conformity with the strategic policies in the development plan for the local area

  • Must be compatible with human rights requirements

  • Must be compatible with EU obligations

The responses to the Regulation 16 consultation can be viewed opposite. The Parish Council has commented on the Regulation 16 responses and the Examiner has confirmed that she will take these into account during the examination. You can view the Parish Council's response below:


This right of reply is only available to the Parish Council as Qualifying Body, no other party is able to submit further comments unless, in exceptional circumstances, the Examiner invites them.

The Examiner has issued a Procedural Note which sets out the proposed timetable for the examination. You can view the Procedural Note below:


What Happens Next?

The website will be updated if required during the examination.







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What is the Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Plan?

The Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Development Plan is the emerging development plan for the Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Area (covering the parishes of Maidwell and Draughton) for the period 2018 to 2029. On adoption it will form part of the Development Plan, which planning applications in that area will be assessed against.

Responses received to Submission Neighbourhood Development Plan:

MwD01 Historic England

MwD02 Sport England

MwD03 Mr P Turland

MwD04 Anglian Water

MwD05 Mr R Barnes

MwD06 Network Rail

MwD07 Mr P Coulson   

MwD08 Maidwell Hall School

MwD09 Mrs E Arnold

MwD10 Mr C Rabjohn

MwD11 Mr S Bates

MwD12 Mr C & Mrs A Rabjohn

MwD13 Mr A Palmer

MwD14 Mrs D Simmons

MwD15 Daventry District Council

MwD16 Natural England

MwD17 Mr T Simmons

MwD18 Gladman Developments Ltd.

MwD19 Environment Agency

MwD20 Mr J Crook 

MwD21 Mrs J Bonner

MwD22 Mrs M Sanders-Hewett

MwD23 Mrs K Sharrock

MwD24 Mr & Mrs Nuvoloni

MwD25 Savills

MwD26 Mrs A Paybody

MwD27 The Wildlife Trust

MwD28 Mr C Abolins

Consultation Documents

You can view all of the consultation documents by clicking on the links below:

Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Development Plan (including a policies map)

Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Development Plan Basic Conditions Statement

Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Development Plan Consultation Statement

Maidwell with Draughton Neighbourhood Development Plan Screening Report for SEA/HRA  

Staverton Neighbourhood Development Plan 2018-2029

At its meeting of Full Council on 15th May 2019 Daventry District Council agreed that the Staverton Neighbourhood Development Plan, as modified by the Examiner's recommendations, should proceed to referendum.

A copy of the Council's decisions statement is available below.


The referendum relating to the Staverton Neighbourhood Development Plan will be held on Thursday 27th June 2019. The question which will be asked is:

"Do you want Daventry District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Staverton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

In accordance with the regulations the Council has published a Neighbourhood Plan Information Statement to support the referendum.

The specified documents referred to in the information statement are available below; 


Further information relating to the referendum process is available here:


What Happens Next?

If there is a majority vote in favour of the Referendum the Council will 'make' the Neighbourhood Plan.