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Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan

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Regulation 16: Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

Darley Dale Town Council, with the help of the Neighbourhood Plan Group and the local community, has prepared a draft Neighbourhood Development Plan for their Parish. 

The plan sets out a vision for the future of the parish and planning policies which will be used to help determine planning applications in the area.

This plan proposal has been formally submitted to the District Council to be subject to a period of six weeks publicity and can be viewed here:

Where the Plan can be inspected

The draft Neighbourhood Plan, supporting documents and response form can also be viewed at the following locations:

  • Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock DE4 3NN
  • The Committee Room at the Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock
  • The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale
  • The Café/ reception of Meadow View Community Centre, Darley Dale

How to make representations

The consultation period runs from the 26/02/2019 to the 09/04/2019. Comments received after this time will not be considered.

Representations can be made electronically using the online form which can be found here.

Alternatively, you can download the response form here and send comments by email or by post to the address below using a response form.

Please return completed forms:

By e-mail to localplan@derbyshiredales.gov.uk

By post to:     

Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan
Regeneration and Policy
Derbyshire Dales District Council
Town Hall
Bank Road
Derbyshire DE4 3NN

Background information and documents can be found on the Darley Dale Town Council webpage as follows:


Further information

For further information, please contact the District Council by e-mail at localplan@derbyshiredales.gov.uk  or by phone on 01629 761243.

Regulation 15: Submission November 2018

Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan group submitted the Neighbourhood Plan (Submission Version), the Consultation Statement and the Basic Conditions Statement to the District Council 30th November 2018. The District Council and Neighbourhood Plan group are currently preparing for consultation on the Plan.

Sustainability Appraisal and Screening Report

In accordance with European Directive 2001/42/EC and the associated Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004 a screening report on the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan has been carried out by the District Council to determine whether it requires a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). The SEA Screening Report was sent to the statutory consultees for comment.  They concluded that a full SEA is not required. 

Regulation 14 Pre-Submission Consultation April 2018

In accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhhod Planning (General) Regulations 2012, the Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan was published for formal consultation. The consultation period ran for a period of six weeks until 4th June 2018. The Draft Plan and supporting documents can be viewed or downloaded from the Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan website at: http://www.darleydale.gov.uk/the-process

If you require any further information regarding the Plan, please contact the Darley Dale Town Clerk as follows:

Town Clerk: Carol Lavell, The Whitworth Centre, Station Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2EQ

Telephone: 01629 735 248 Email: townclerk@darleydale.gov.uk


The District Council received an area application from Darley Dale Town Council under section 61G of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (As amended by the Localism Act 2011) which sought the designation of the whole of the Parish of Darley Dale as a Neighbourhood Area. Following the completion of the six weeks consultation period, the application for designation of the area as a Neighbourhood Area was approved under the District Council's Scheme of Officer Delegation on 18 August 2014.

Key Documents