June 2015: A sub-committee of the parish council was set-up to recommend a strategy for creating a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). Under the recent Localism Act, residents are invited to comment, influence and shape the future development of their communities.
The sub-committee comprised the following:
Chairman: Cllr Paul Garber
Beare Green Ward: Cllr Chris Ball, Mr Julian Womersley
Capel Ward: Cllr Paula Dale, Mrs Jean Pearson
Coldharbour Ward: Mr Max Rosenberg
The final version of the plan can be viewed here Capel NDP Final.
Following a public inquiry held in June 2017 and a district wide public consultation, the plan was approved in a public referendum held on Thursday 23rd November 2017, the results of which can be viewed here NDP Results.