A referendum relating to the adoption of the West Mersea Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 17th March 2022.
The question which will be asked in the referendum is:
“Do you want Colchester Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for West Mersea to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”
The referendum area is identified on the map which is included with this Information Statement.
The Referendum area is identical to the area which has been designated as the West Mersea neighbourhood area.
A person is entitled to vote in the referendum on Thursday 17th March 2022 if:
The referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the referendum is £2,707.33.
The number of persons entitled to vote in the referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 5853.
The referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.
Hard copies may also be inspected at Colchester Town Hall, High Street, Colchester between the hours of 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.
The specified documents are: