The Neighbourhood Plan Documents:

1. Neighbourhood Plan 2022

2. Village Design Statement 2022

3. Evidence Base 2022

4. Strategic Environmental Assessment 2022

5. Basic Conditions Statement 2022

6. Consultation Statement 2022

7. Habitat Regulation Screening Report 2022

Background Documents:

Survey Results - Community Survey

Survey Results - Housing Quantity Survey

Survey Results - Housing Needs Survey

Housing Needs Survey Form

January 2022

Copmanthorpe Neighbourhood Planning Group and the Parish Council have now made all the changes and additions requested by City of York Council. On 11th January 2023 the Plan was submitted for Formal Consultation prior to it, together with all feedback received by City of York Council, being sent to an Independent Examiner to decide whether the Plan meets all the requirements to go forward to a Referendum of Copmanthorpe residents. If the majority of those voting in the referendum approve the Plan it passes into Planning Law for Copmanthorpe and will help to control development over the next fifteen years and beyond.


The Plan

Copmanthorpe Parish is a distinct and historic settlement within the York Green Belt, offering a safe and attractive place in which to live, providing a range of commercial, transport and social facilities for all sections of the local community.

The Policies of the Copmanthorpe Neighbourhood Plan will be extremely important in deciding planning applications which affect the Parish and the village. Policies included in this plan are aimed at managing the future growth of Copmanthorpe, especially through new housing development, and at preserving the character and identity of the village and the surrounding countryside of the Parish.

There are approximately 1,700 houses within the boundary of the Parish with a population of about 5,000. There are a number of small businesses operating within the Parish and the village is predominantly bounded by high grade farming land.

The Neighbourhood Plan will give the community the opportunity to influence how the village will look in years to come in terms of the type and location of development and how the facilities and transport links of the village can be sustained.