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Local Plan Examination Latest News

The latest news and updates regarding the examination will be posted here. The most recent items will appear at the top with older items below.

13 February 2020 The Inspector has submitted a letter to the Council outlining her initial queries. The letter is available here.
28 February 2020 The Council's response to the Inspector's letter to the Council outlining her initial queries is available here.
27 April 2020 The Examination Hearings which were due to commence on 9 June 2020 have been postponed due to the Covid-19 situation. Further details regarding the progress of the Examination will be provided in due course. The letter from the Inspector outlining the current position can be downloaded here.
10 July 2020

Examination Hearing Sessions are due to take place virtually via Zoom software and will commence at 10.00am on Tuesday 29th September. A Guidance Note on the format of Virtual Hearings has been produced by the Inspector.

Sessions will be live streamed and made available through the Council's website. 

The Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions and a Programme for the Hearing sessions are available.

29 July 2020 Changes to the Use Classes Order - Additional Questions for Matters 8, 9 and 11
4 September 2020 Written Statements for the Examination are now available.
29 September - 1 October 2020 Hearing Sessions.
2 October 2020 Hearing Sessions are now closed. A recording of each session is available to view here.
26 October 2020 The Council has published additional information following the examination hearings:- Schedules of Suggested Main and Additional Modifications to the Publication Draft (Pre-Submission) Part 2 Local Plan 
30 November 2020 The Inspector has provided the Council with her Post Hearing Note, available to view here.




Last updated: Monday 7th December 2020 10:11:55 AM
Review date: Thursday 2nd December 2021 10:07:30 AM