Seaton Valley Neighbourhood Plan – Notice of Publicity

Seaton Valley Neighbourhood Plan – Notice of Publicity

The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (Regulation 16)


Seaton Valley Council has prepared a Neighbourhood Plan for the Civil Parish of Seaton Valley (the ‘Seaton Valley Neighbourhood Area’). The Plan contains two policies: one designates areas of local green space; and the other designates areas of protected open space.

Northumberland County Council is satisfied that the submitted Plan complies with legal requirements and can therefore proceed to an Independent Examination.

In accordance with the Regulations, the Council is required to publicise the Plan and supporting documents and invite comments. Copies of The Plan and supporting documents will be available for public inspection over a period of eight weeks commencing Tuesday 2 February 2021 and ending at 5pm on Wednesday 31 March 2021.

The Plan and supporting documents can be viewed on the  County Council’s website at:

If you require a printed copy of the Plan and or supporting documents, please contact the Neighbourhood Planning Team by email: or phone: 0345 600 6400

Any person or organisation may comment on the Plan or supporting documents. Representations may be made by email to or by post to Seaton Valley Neighbourhood Plan, Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Team, Planning Services, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF.

All representations must be received by Northumberland County Council no later than 5pm on Wednesday 31 March 2021. Any submissions received after this deadline may not be considered. All representations will be publicly available and will be forwarded for consideration by the Independent Examiner appointed to carry out the examination of the Plan. Anyone making a representation may request to be notified of the Council’s decision.