The Examiner's report issued to Chichester District Council on 21 December 2015, has recommended that the Chidham and Hambrook neighbourhood development plan should, subject to modifications, proceed to a referendum. The report also includes the necessary modifications to the plan.
Chichester District Council publicised the draft plan submitted by Chidham and Hambrook Parish Council for a consultation that ran between 27 August 2015 and 9 October 2015.
Chidham Parish Council Had published their pre-submission draft neighbourhood plan for a previous round of consultation that was held between 27 July 2014 and 8 September 2014.
The application from Chidham and Hambrook Parish Council to be the designated body to produce the neighbourhood development plan was approved by Chichester District Council on 3 December 2013. The application was submitted on 7 October 2013.