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Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan

Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan status

The Winterton-on-Sea 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 Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan.

Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan referendum

The ​​​​Winterton-on-Sea 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 Winterton-on-Sea 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: 

Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan examination

The Winterton-on-Sea 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 (Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan) (PDF) [226KB] (opens new window) . Full details of the result of the referendum can be found on the Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan referendum  page.

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

Examiner's report 

The examiner assessed whether the Winterton-on-Sea 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 Winterton-on-Sea 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 


Winterton Regulation 16 consultation and submission

Regulation 16 consultation on the Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Plan ran for eight weeks from Friday 21 May to Friday 16 July 2021. 

Further details regarding the consultation are set out in the statutory  Winterton-on-Sea Public Notice - Regulation 16 (PDF) [197KB] (opens new window)

All representations received during regulation 16 consultation are set out in  WINS1 - Representations on the Winterton-on-sea Neighbourhood Plan (PDF) [222KB] (opens new window) .

Winterton Area Designation

An application by Winterton-on-Sea Parish Council to have the whole parish of Winterton-on-Sea designated as a Neighbourhood Plan Area was received on 12 July 2017. The application was considered by Great Yarmouth Borough Council (and the Broads Authority), and the Winterton-on-Sea Neighbourhood Area was formally designated on 18 August 2017.

For further information on the neighbourhood plan please contact:

Parish Clerk
Village Hall,
King Street,
NR29 4AT

t: 07918 978921


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