South Wootton residents to vote on neighbourhood plan

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Have your say

Residents in South Wootton will be able to have their say on how the village should be developed in the future.

West Norfolk Council will be holding its neighbourhood planning referendum on Thursday, November 12.

Voters in South Wootton will go to the polls to respond to the question “Do you want West Norfolk Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for South Wootton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

To vote in this referendum residents of the parish of South Wootton must be registered to vote in local government elections and be 18 or over on the day of the poll.

The polling station, which will be open from 7am until 10pm, will be at South Wootton Village Hall, 22 Church Lane, South Wootton.

Anyone who is unable to vote on the day is asked to contact Electoral Services, on 01553 616773, to check eligibility for a proxy vote.

The deadline for new applications to vote by proxy is 5pm tomorrow. The deadline for emergency proxy vote applications (on grounds of medical emergency or occupation, service or employment only) is 5pm on Thursday, November 12.

Counting of the votes will be held on Friday, November 13, at 9.30am in the council offices.