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Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan

Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan status

The Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan was adopted by Great Yarmouth Borough Council on the 21 July 2022 and by the Broads Authority on 28 July 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 Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan. 

Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan examination

The Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan received a 'yes' vote at referendum on 16 June 2022 and was adopted by the Borough Council on 21 July 2022 and the Broads Authority on the 29 July 2022.

For more information please see the Final decision statement (Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan) (PDF) [227KB] (opens new window) . Full details of the result of the referendum can be found on the Result of referendum: Fleggburgh page.

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

Examiner's report

The examiner assessed whether the Fleggburgh 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 he was satisfied it met these requirements, subject to modifications.

The examiner's report can be accessed below: 

The examiner

An independent examiner, Nigel McGurk, was appointed to examine the Fleggburgh 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 


Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan referendum

The Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan referendum was held on Thursday 16 June 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 Fleggburgh to help them decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area? 

The Neighbourhood Plan received a 'yes' vote at referendum on 16 June 2022 and was adopted at Full Council on 21 July 2022. Full details of the result can be found on the Result of referendum: Fleggburgh page.

More information can be found in the documents below: 

Fleggburgh Regulation 16 consultation and submission

Regulation 16 consultation on the Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan ran for eight weeks from Friday 20 August to Friday 15 October 2021. 

Further details regarding the consultation are set out in the statutory  Fleggburgh Public Notice - Regulation 16 (PDF) [179KB] (opens new window)

All representations received during the Regulation 16 consultation are set out in  FLES1 - Representations on the Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan (PDF) [275KB] (opens new window) .

Fleggburgh area designation

An application by Fleggburgh Parish Council to have the whole parish of Fleggburgh designated as a Neighbourhood Plan area was received on 15 March 2019. The application was considered by the Borough Council (and the Broads Authority) and the Fleggburgh Neighbourhood Plan area was formally designated on Thursday 04 April 2019.

For further information on the Neighbourhood Plan, please contact:

Dr Jimmy Miller
71 The Common
NR13 3LX

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