• Welcome To Hoveton Parish Council’s Website

    Welcome to the website of Hoveton Parish Council. Here you’ll find further information about the work of the Parish Council and the services it provides, contact details for your local councillors, information about the parish of Hoveton, plus all the latest Council and community news. Whether you’re a resident of Hoveton or a nearby parish, a member of Hoveton’s workforce, a visitor to our village, or just an interested party, we hope you find this website useful and informative. And we look forward to welcoming you to a Hoveton Parish Council meeting soon!

  • NNDC Local Plan

    The Council has been working to ensure that their representation against North Norfolk’s Draft Local Plan is clear and credible.
    There will be a public meeting to set-out the current position with the poster/flyer here – POSTER
    The consolidated version of the Council’s response to the examiner is here – REPORT

    If there are any questions or comments, please contact the Clerk at [email protected]

  • Notice of public rights

    The Council’s annual audit process is underway.  This notice is the official invitation for the public to look at our accounts for 2022/23.  That said, we are happy to discuss the finances with our parishioners at any time.
    If this interests you, would you consider getting more involved and being a Councillor?  We have vacancies and are looking for more people to get involved.  Just call or email Ben the Clerk on 07572 349600 or [email protected]


  • Annual Parish Meeting

    Hoveton residents are invited to attend the Annual Parish Meeting at 18:45 on April 17th 2023.  The meeting gives opportunity for clubs and groups to present reports and for the public to raise issues or ask questions.

    The agenda is here – Agenda


  • Elections Update – Nominations

    The nomination period for local council elections has now closed.

    There are SIX nominees for the Parish Council, which means there will be no ballot.  The Council has TWELVE seats and would be interested to here from anyone who feels that they would like to join.  For those elected to the Council, see here – Parish nominees

    The District Council nominees are also now confirmed.  The ballot will take place on May 5th.  See those nominated here – District nominees


  • NOTICE OF ELECTION – Councillors needed

    In May there will be elections for Parish Councillors and District Councillors.   There are twelve seats on the Parish Council and two seats on the District Council.  Nominations are welcome for these.

    Please see the attached notices.

    Hoveton Election

  • Cost of Living Support

    North Norfolk District Council has produced a very useful reference guide which covers various aspects of the current Cost of Living Crisis.
    Please have a read.
    Cost of Living Support NCC

    Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service will be at Hoveton Village Hall hosting a drop-in on Monday November 21st from 12:15 until 13:30.
    This summer’s field fires caused concern and this event is being held to promote discussions about these incidents and to allow residents access to general fire safety advice.
    The Service welcomes all local residents to come along and find out more. They look forward to seeing you.
  • Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

    Hoveton Parish Council is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our most dearly beloved monarch, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. For all of our lives, Queen Elizabeth has led our country with devotion and dignity, and has earned our heartfelt respect and affection. She has given us her all, and for that we are tremendously grateful. Her close and personal connection to Norfolk has been a source of great pride, and we are honoured that our County has been graced so frequently with her presence. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, who we hope can take some small comfort in knowing her passing will leave an irremediable void in her loyal subjects’ lives.

    Chairman of Hoveton Parish Council – Cllr Russell Reeve


    A Book of Condolence has been opened at Hoveton Church.  There are Pages of Condolence to sign which will be sent from the Diocese after being bound into a book, so that our messages may go to the King.  If anyone wishes to lay a floral tribute, you may also place these at the church.


    A Book of Condolence is also being held by North Norfolk District Council and residents can email their message directly to [email protected]

  • Annual Parish Meeting

    The Annual Parish Meeting will be at 18:45 on Monday 25th April 2022.   This is not a Parish Council Meeting, but a chance for the Parish to meet and discuss any pressing issues.
    The agenda is here – https://hovetonparishcouncil.norfolkparishes.gov.uk/files/2022/04/Annual-Parish-Agenda-25th-April-2022.pdf

    All are welcome.

  • NNDC Local Plan – Extension to March 7th 2022

    If you’re planning to respond to the consultation about the draft of the NNDC Local Plan, you should do it soon.  We’ve now had the following which gives more detail about how to respond.  At its meeting on Wednesday, the Parish Council agreed to respond, and to challenge the plan for Hoveton.


    Dear Consultee,


    Proposed Submission Version Local Plan – Consultation Extension


    We are writing to inform you that the advertised deadline for responding to this consultation has been extended to midnight on Monday 7 March, 2022. If you have not yet had the opportunity to review the document and wish to comment on its soundness and/or legal compliance, please visit www.north-norfolk.gov.uk/localplanconsultation for further details.


    How to respond

    Responses should be submitted through the Consultation Portal using the standard response form provided to clearly explain each issue you wish to raise and how the Local Plan could be modified to address that issue. The response form is based on Planning Inspectorate guidance and sets out specific questions that will be addressed by the independent inspector who will be appointed to consider if the Plan is sound and legally compliant. For this reason it is important that the format is followed and the questions answered as fully as possible. Please note that a separate response should be made for each issue that you may wish to make a representation on.


    Guidance Notes have been prepared to support this consultation. We strongly advise that these are read prior to making representations.


    For further information or assistance please contact the Planning Policy Team:



    Thank you for taking the time to read the Proposed Submission Version Local Plan and/or to submit representations.



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