[SCHEDULE 4B Process for Making of Neighbourhood Development Orders]
[SCHEDULE 4B Process for Making of Neighbourhood Development Orders]

1

(1)     A qualifying body is entitled to submit a proposal to a local planning authority for the making of a neighbourhood development order by the authority in relation to a neighbourhood area within the area of the authority.

(2)     The proposal must be accompanied by—

(a)     a draft of the order, and

(b)     a statement which contains a summary of the proposals and sets out the reasons why an order should be made in the proposed terms.

(3)     The proposal must—

(a)     be made in the prescribed form, and

(b)     be accompanied by other documents and information of a prescribed description.

(4)     The qualifying body must send to prescribed persons a copy of—

(a)     the proposal,

(b)     the draft neighbourhood development order, and

(c)     such of the other documents and information accompanying the proposal as may be prescribed.

(5)     The Secretary of State may publish a document setting standards for—

(a)     the preparation of a draft neighbourhood development order and other documents accompanying the proposal,

(b)     the coverage in any document accompanying the proposal of a matter falling to be dealt with in it, and

(c)     all or any of the collection, sources, verification, processing and presentation of information accompanying the proposal.

(6)     The documents and information accompanying the proposal (including the draft neighbourhood development order) must comply with those standards.

2

(1)     A qualifying body may withdraw a proposal at any time before the local planning authority make a decision under paragraph 12.

(2)     If—

(a)     a proposal by a qualifying body is made by an organisation or body designated

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