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Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan

Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan status

The Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan was adopted by Great Yarmouth Borough Council on the 20 April 2022 and by the Broads Authority on 18 March 2022.  The plan now forms part of the development plan for both Great Yarmouth Borough Council and the Broads Authority. 

The plan and supporting documents can be read below.  Documents are also available to inspect at the Town Hall, Hall Plain, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2QF.

The above pages detail the preparation process for the Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan.

Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan referendum

The Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan referendum was held on Thursday 24 February 2022. The question that was asked at the referendum was:

Do you want Great Yarmouth Borough Council and the Broads Authority to use the Neighbourhood Plan for the parish of Rollesby to help them decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area? 

The Neighbourhood Plan received a 'yes' vote at referendum and was adopted at full council on 20 April 2022. Full results of the referendum can be found in the Elections and voting section.

More information can be found in the documents below:

Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan examination

The Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan received a 'yes' vote at referendum on 24 February 2022 and was adopted by the Borough Council on 20 April 2022.

For more information please see the Final Decision Statement (Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan) (PDF) [225KB] (opens new window) . Full details of the result of the referendum can be found on the Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan referendum page.

Please see below for details of the examination stages of the plan. 

Examiner's report 

The examiner assessed whether the Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan met the basic conditions and other matters set out in paragraph 8 of schedule 4B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended). Having assessed the plan, the examiner confirmed that she was satisfied it met these requirements, subject to modifications. 

The examiner's report can be accessed below: 

The examiner

An independent examiner, Ann Skippers BSc (Hons), MRTPI, was appointed to examine the Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan. The examiner tested whether the neighbourhood plan met the basic conditions as required by paragraph 8 (1a) of schedule 4B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. Representations made at regulation 16 consultation were considered by the examiner.

Examination library 

Submission documents  

Examination correspondence 


Rollesby Regulation 16 consultation and submission

Regulation 16 consultation on the Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan ran for 10 weeks from Friday 02 April to Friday 11 June 2021. 

Further details regarding the consultation are set out in the statutory Rollesby and Filby Public Notice - Regulation 16 (PDF) [152KB] (opens new window)

All representations received during regulation 16 consultation are set out in  ROLS1 - Representations on the Rollesby Neighbourhood Plan (PDF) [281KB] (opens new window)

Rollesby Area Designation

An application by Rollesby Parish Council to have the whole parish of Rollesby designated as a Neighbourhood Plan Area was received on 23 January 2017. The application was considered by Great Yarmouth Borough Council (and the Broads Authority), and the Rollesby Neighbourhood Area was formally designated on 07 March 2017

For further information on the neighbourhood plan please contact:

Mrs Sarah Hunt
58 Hercules Road,

t: 07340 028540


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