Regulation 16 Public Consultation

Posted July 20, 2023

The draft Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to Wiltshire Council on 28 June 2023 and found to be legally compliant on 14 July 2023. The Plan can now proceed to the final public consultation, known as the Regulation 16 Consultation.

Wiltshire Council will be administering the Regulation 16 Consultation, which will run for a period of six weeks, commencing on Monday 24 July 2023 until Tuesday 5 September 2023.

Following the Consultation, the comments received will be passed to an independent examiner, to be appointed by Wiltshire Council, who will consider the representations and determine if the draft Plan should be put to a community referendum.

To comment on the draft Neighbourhood Plan, where possible, please use Wiltshire Council’s Consultation Portal where all of the documents that form part of the consultation can be found.

Please be aware documents viewed via the Consultation Portal may not be available to view with Internet Explorer. In such cases please use an alternative internet web browser such as Google Chrome.

Alternatively, an editable representation form can be downloaded from the Supporting Files section on the Portal and completed forms can be emailed to

For people who do not have access to digital methods of communication, responses can be sent by post to:
Neighbourhood Planning
Planning and Economic Development
Wiltshire Council
County Hall
Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN

For people who do not have access to the internet to view the draft Neighbourhood Plan, a paper copy can be provided on request – please tel: 01225 713698 to request one.

The Neighbourhood Plan can also be viewed at:
Chippenham Town Council, High Street, Chippenham, SN15 3ER,
Stanley Park Sports Ground, Stanley Lane, Chippenham SN15 3RW,
Chippenham Museum, 9-10 Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HF

Please be aware that all representations made through the Regulation 16 Consultation will be publicly available and may also appear on the Wiltshire Council website via the Consultation Portal.