SA/SEA Screening of Bishop's Tachbrook NDP
1.1 This screening report is designed to determine whether or not the content of the Bishop's Tachbrook Neighbourhood Plan requires a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in accordance with the European Directive 2001/42/EC and associated Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.
1.2 The purpose of the Bishop's Tachbrook Neighbourhood Plan is to provide locally derived and agreed guidance which will help inform planning decisions and shape the future of the parish and other land and property interests within the designated Neighbourhood Plan Area.
1.3 The legislative background set out below outlines the regulations that stipulate the need for this screening exercise. Section 3, provides a screening assessment of the Neighbourhood Plan which will be used to determine if there are likely to be any significant environmental effects and a requirement for a full SEA.