Approved Neighbourhood Areas - Preston


Preston Neighbourhood Plan

Consultation on the second Proposed Submission Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 16

Preston Parish Council submitted their second submission neighbourhood development plan to North Hertfordshire District Council on 11 February 2019.  Consultation will take place between Tuesday 12 March and Thursday 25 April 2019.

The plan sets out a vision for the parish and planning policies which will be used to determine planning applications within the parish.

Have your say

You can view and respond to the Preston Neighbourhood Plan through our online consultation software (registration required to make comments).  A copy of the Preston Neighbourhood Plan can also be viewed by downloading the PDF document below.  Hard copies of the neighbourhood plan are available for inspection at the Council Offices, Gernon Road, Letchworth Garden City, and The Red Lion, Preston during normal opening hours. 

Representations to the neighbourhood plan can be made:

Online: through our consultation portal


Post: Strategic Planning and Projects Group, North Hertfordshire District Council, PO Box 10613, Nottingham, NG6 6DW

A representation form can be found at the bottom of this page which can be used to make your representation.

Please be aware that all comments and representations will be made publicly available, including on our website but personal details will be redacted.  Anonymous responses will not be accepted. 

Your comments will be collated and forwarded on to an independent examiner.  The independent examiner will only consider whether the proposed neighbourhood plan meets the basic conditions and other requirements set out by law.  More information about the basic conditions is set out in the Planning Practice Guidance.


Any representation may include a request to be notified regarding North Hertfordshire District Council’s decision under Regulation 19 (making a plan) to make the submitted neighbourhood plan for Preston. 

Consultation on 1st Submission Neighbourhood Plan - Regulation 16

Preston Parish Council first submitted a neighbourhood plan in April 2018 with consultation taking place between May and July 2018.  Responses to the consultation can be viewed through the consultation portal.

Consultation on Pre-Submission Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 14

The draft Preston Neighbourhood Plan was published for consultation between 8 January and 18 February 2018.  It is possible to view the consultation documents using the link to the Preston Parish Neighbourhood Plan website

Neighbourhood Area Designation

The Preston Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated by Cabinet on 14 June 2016. The Parish Council was the relevant body that applied for designation. A map of the neighbourhood plan area can be found below.

For further information visit the Preston Parish Neighbourhood Plan website.