New Joint Local Plan Examination Archive

New Joint Local Plan Examination Archive

June 2023

The Appointed Inspectors have published an agenda for the further hearing sessions (Document H44 in the Core Document Library).

We have also published summary officer comments to the main objection issues through the Proposed Modifications Consultation, which are available to access in the Core Document Library.

The further hearing sessions - which began on Monday 26 June 2023 - were livestreamed. You can watch them back on our Joint Local Plan YouTube channel.

May 2023

We have published a notice, which confirms the start date of the further hearing sessions (Document H38 in the Core Document Library). The programme of further hearing sessions is available, too (Document H41).

We have also written to the Inspectors, to confirm that following the recent local elections, we wish to progress and adopt the Joint Local Plan in a timely way (Document G13).

December 2021

16 December 2021 - Exploratory meeting. livestreamed on our YouTube channel 

10 December 2021 - Letter from Councils to Inspectors (Document G10)

09 December 2021 - Letter from Inspectors regarding Joint Local Plan Examination (Document G09)

November 2021

23 November 2021 – Announcement of between Inspectors and the Councils regarding proposed work programme (16 December)

22 November 2021 - Letter to inspectors published for proposed work programme (Document G08)

October 2021

20 October 2021 - Postponement of Matter 9 and 10 hearing sessions

18 October 2021 - Sustainability appraisal legal advice note published (Document H35) page 19

6 October 2021 - Further Matter 2 & 4 statements published

September 2021

22 September 2021 - Examination hearing sessions recommence. These can be viewed on our dedicated YouTube channel.

15 September 2021 - Revised hearings programme published

July 2021

30 July 2021 - Revised hearing programme published

19 July 2021 – Announcement of preliminary Matter 4 session to be held virtually and available to view from 9.30am on Wednesday 21 July

8 July 2021 – Announcement of meeting to be held virtually on 21/07/21 between the Councils and the inspectors on matters relating to Matter 4 (Settlement Hierarchy, Spatial Distribution of Housing and the Housing Site Selection Process) This can be viewed on our YouTube Channel

June 2021

25 June 2021 - Hearing sessions announced to reconvene in September

22 June 2021 - Matter 3 hearing session postponed

May 2021

28 May 2021 - Change of venue and revised hearings programme published

12 May 2021 - Guidance notes (Document H04), the Inspectors’ Matters and Questions (Document H02), the Hearings Programme (Document H03) published

10 May 2021 - Hearing Notice (Document H01) published

April 2021

6 April 2021 – Inspectors Malcom Rivett and Alison Partington appointed