Residents in Otley have voted to adopt a
neighbourhood plan for the area. This will mean the new plan will influence the planning and development in the area.
The referendum was held on Thursday 20 February 2020. The results were:
The neighbourhood plan is available to view:
In accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning Act (2017) the neighbourhood plan is now considered ‘made’ and part of the development plan for the purposes of determining planning applications within the Otley Neighbourhood Area.
You can download relevant documents below or view them at:
Leeds City Council Electoral Services
Level 2, Town Hall
Leeds, LS1 3AD
(Opening hours, 8:30am to 5pm - Monday to Thursday and 8:30am to 4:30pm on Fridays)
A report from an Independent Examiner into the draft neighbourhood plan.
A summary of letters and emails sent to the council about the neighbourhood plan during the independent examination.
A decision statement of the local planning authority’s satisfaction that the neighbourhood plan meets the basic conditions specified by statute and complies with the provision made by or under Section 38A and 38B of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
General information about the planning system and neighbourhood plans (PDF, 116KB)
A statement that sets out general information as to town and country planning including neighbourhood planning and the referendum.
A compliance statement, confirming that the council is satisfied that the neighbourhood plan meets the basic conditions and other relevant legal requirements.
Details of the referendum.
The area in which the referendum will be held.
Setting out key dates for the referendum.
Details of the referendum including the question and deadlines for registration to vote.
Statement published by the council to ensure clarity in relation to the referendum draft Otley Neighbourhood Plan.
Formal notice containing details of the vote, including polling stations.