Our Evolving Plan

THE CVNP The CVNP passed referendum, so the “Referendum Version” is now formally known as the “Made” CVNP and is the version that ought to be referred to for planning purposes. (CVNP REFERENDUM VERSION: November 2016) The CVNP has passed examination, so can…

Chew Valley form the Mendip Hills AONB

Our Constitution

Chew Valley Neighbourhood Plan will be jointly produced by 7 Parishes that circle the Chew Valley Lake, within the Chew Valley, North East Somerset. We consider it appropriate and sensible to join together to produce one comprehensive Neighbourhood Plan for…

Boats at Chew Lake


View all of our meetings and community events on the calendar. Steering Group meetings are usually the 3rd monday of the month, members of the public are welcome to attend.

What is a neighbourhood plan?

The Localism Act sets out how communities can get involved in planning for their areas – specifically around creating plans and policies to guide new development and in some cases granting planning permission for certain types of development. Neighbourhood planning is about letting the people who know about and care for an area plan for it. It is led by the community, not the council, and is about building neighbourhoods – not stopping growth. Neighbourhood plans and orders when adopted have weight becoming part of the plan making framework for an area.

Referendum Draft Plan

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Public Drop-IN Sessions

Come and discuss the Draft Plan with the steering group.
Wednesday 11th May, 6.30pm to 8pm or
Saturday 21st May, 10am to 12noon or
Monday 6th June, 6.30pm to 8pm all at Woodford Lodge.
We will have larger print maps on display and all the supporting documents. We look forward to seeing you at one of our events.