Neighbourhood Plans

Dinnington Neighbourhood Plan

Status: Adopted as part of Rotherham's Development Plan

Following a successful Referendum, the Dinnington St John’s Neighbourhood Plan was 'made' by the Council on 26 May 2021 when it was adopted as part of Rotherham’s Development Plan. The Local Planning Authority decision statement is published below: 

Read the decision statement 

Adopted neighbourhood plan documents 

The Decision Statement and the adopted Neighbourhood Plan Documents can be viewed at the following locations (during opening hours):

  • Dinnington Community Library, Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham, S25 2PP
  • Riverside Library, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE

Map of Dinnington St. John's Parish

Designation of neighbourhood area 

Neighbourhood area proposed on 17 December 2015. 

Read the application letter

Dinnington St. John's Parish Neighbourhood Area: approved at the Cabinet and Commissioners' Decision Making Meeting 11 July 2016.

Dinnington St. John's Parish Neighbourhood Area Decision Letter (and Map) - 13 July 2016.

Read the decision letter

Submission of the Dinnington St John's neighbourhood plan

On 18 September 2019, Dinnington St John's Town Council submitted the Dinnington St John’s Neighbourhood Plan to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.

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The Council undertook consultation on the submission documents (as required by Regulation 16 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)) between 7 November and 20 December 2019. A statement of representations procedure was published setting out the documents submitted by the qualifying body, where they could be inspected, and how comments could be submitted.

Mr Terry Heselton BA (Hons), Dip TP, MRTPI was appointed as Examiner to conduct the examination of the Dinnington Neighbourhood Plan and publish a Report with recommendations. The report of the Independent Examination was produced on 27 March 2020.

Read the Dinnington Neighbourhood Plan Examination Report

Read more information on the Dinnington Neighbourhood Plan Examination

The report of the Independent Examination of the Dinnington St John’s Neighbourhood Plan was considered by the Local Planning Authority. All the recommendations of the independent examiner were accepted. The Local Planning Authority recommended that the Neighbourhood Plan should proceed to a Referendum based on the Neighbourhood Area as approved by the Council (Dinnington St John’s Civil Parish boundary). 

The Neighbourhood Planning Referendum was held on the 6 May 2021 and more than half of those who voted have voted in favour of the Dinnington St John’s Neighbourhood Plan. 

Read the meeting minutes 

Get involved in Dinnington's neighbourhood plan

Town Clerk and finance officer: Alistair Evans

Address: Dinnington St John's Town Council
Lyric Theatre
Laughton Road
S25 2PS

Telephone: 01909 564169