Key Milestones

Developing the Saxilby with Ingleby Neighbourhood Plan was a challenging process, but ultimately very rewarding. Here are the key milestones:

2012 | Selected as a neighbourhood planning front-runner

  • Saxilby with Ingleby selected as a neighbourhood planning front-runner. Received funding from the (then) DCLG to create a neighbourhood plan

Jan 2013 | Saxilby with Ingleby designated as a Neighbourhood Area

  • West Lindsey District Council approved the designation of Saxilby with Ingleby as a Neighbourhood Area

Sep 2015 | Steering group formed

  • A new steering group is formed by Saxilby with Ingleby Parish Council and work re-commences on the plan

Jan 2015-Apr 2016 | Draft plan prepared

  • Continuous close working between the parish council, the steering group and the community towards preparing a draft plan. Public consultations took place including a business consultation, young people and older people consultations and a community questionnaire

May-Jun 2016 | Public consultation on the draft Neighbourhood Plan

  • Public consultation on the draft Neighbourhood Plan

Nov 2016 | Independent Examination

  • Saxilby with Ingleby Neighbourhood Plan submitted to West Lindsey District Council for independent examination

Nov 2016-Jan 2017 | Regulation 16 Public Consultation 

  • Regulation 16 public consultation on the submission version of the draft Neighbourhood Plan, led by West Lindsey District Council

Feb 2017 | Independent examination approves plan to proceed to referendum 

  • The examiner approved Saxilby with Ingleby Neighbourhood Plan to go to a local referendum, subject to a small number of changes that were deemed necessary to pass the examination requirements for a Neighbourhood Plan. West Lindsey District Council arranged a referendum.

23rd March 2017 | Referendum - Saxilby with Ingleby voted in favour of the plan

On the 23 March 2017 a referendum was held to decide whether or not to adopt the Saxilby with Ingleby Neighbourhood Development Plan. The result was an overwhelming Yes, with 91.81% voting in favour of the plan.

Results of the referendum:
729 votes cast in favour of a YES – 91.81%
63 votes cast in favour of a NO – 7.93%
2 spoilt votes
Electorate registered to vote – 3317
Ballot papers issued – 794