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Public Consultation


The consultation exercise described on this page is closed. A final version of the Plan based on it was submitted to Herefordshire Council in February 2017. Herefordshire Council are now carrying out their own public consultation about the final version of Plan before it goes to an independent examiner. That consultation runs until 20th april 2017 and you can find copies of the Plan and how to comment on it here:


Public consultation on the draft Plan that will be submitted to Herefordshire Council begins on Monday 15th August 2016 and runs for six weeks until Sunday 25th September. Any comments received during this period will be taken into account by the Parish Council when it prepares the final version of the Plan. The final version will still have to pass an independent examination and then a referendum of Cusop electors before it is adopted. Download the draft Plan here:

If you wish to comment on the draft Plan, you can do so by sending a letter or email to the Parish Clerk, Ian Jardin (see Contact Details at bottom of page). Please state as clearly as possible the nature of your comment and what changes, if any, you would like made to the Plan.

Your comment should include your name and address. Anonymous comments will not be accepted. All comments including names and addresses will be available for public inspection and may be published in Parish Council documents or on this website.

An Environmental Report and a Habitats Regulations Assessment of the Plan have been prepared. You can also comment on these:

The Plan is closely related to the Herefordshire Local Plan Core Strategy and refers to several specific policies in it. You can download the Strategy and some other relevant documents here:

Useful Links

Herefordshire Council's Core Strategy pages:


Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Local Development Plan pages:


Powys County Council's Local Development Plan pages:


ONS Census data for Cusop:




Frequently Asked Questions

Q: THe Plan says that, according to the 2011 Census there are 159 households in Cusop (para 9) but 183 dwellings (para 13). Why the difference?

A: 159 was the number of dwellings usually occupied when the Census was carried out. 183 was the total number of all dwellings including those not usually occupied, ie second homes, holiday homes, vacant.



Contact Details

If you have any problems or questions, do contact one of the current members of the Plan Project Group:

Jane Weaver (Group Chair) Snails Hill Cottage, HR3 5RD. email snailshill@btinternet.com phone 01497 821395

Jim Wesley (Parish Council Chairman) York House, HR3 5QX email jim@york-house.eu phone 01497 820705

Ian Jardin (Parish Council Clerk) Burnside, HR3 5RQ email clerk@cusop.net phone 01497 820377