Terms of Reference

Devizes Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group - Terms of Reference

1. Purpose

The main purpose of the Steering Group is to oversee the preparation of the Neighbourhood Plan for Devizes ensuring that all issues are addressed properly with high levels of
community engagement to maximise the potential that the Plan will be supported at the local referendum.

2. Key Roles

1. To be accountable for steering and providing strategic management of the Neighbourhood Plan for Devizes, by ensuring that the key milestones are met by the Project Team.
2. Agree a position on specific issues that will lead to an agreed policy approach.
3. Encourage and strengthen links between key organisations and ensure they are informed of the work of the project team and progress with the Neighbourhood Plan.
4. To commission specific areas of evidence and analysis as required.
5. To promote the objectives of the Neighbourhood Plan for Devizes.
6. To sign off the final draft plan prior to the local referendum.
7. To act as the public face and principal contacts with the local communities for the Neighbourhood Plan.

3. Aims

1 To provide strategic assistance and advice to the Project Team in the production of the Neighbourhood Plan.
2 To bring together appropriate local expertise and facilitate joint community working in developing the Neighbourhood Plan for Devizes


Devizes Area Neighbourhood Plan


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