Site Allocations and Development Management Policies DPD

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Examination in Public (EiP)

The Secretary of State appointed an inspector to conduct an examination in public to determine whether the Borough Council met the Duty to Co-operate in the preparation of the Site Allocations and Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DPD) and whether the document was sound and compliant with legal requirements.

The Planning Inspector's role was to consider all the evidence and representations received during the consultation processes, identify the main issues and to give the council his recommendations for action prior to the adoption of the document.

The Inspector held the examination hearing sessions between 29 September and 7 October 2015 and the findings have been incorporated into the Inspector's final report. All examination documents are available on request.

Main modifications consultation

Following the examination hearing sessions of the DPD which took place in September and October 2015, the Planning Inspector proposed a number of main modifications. Comments were invited on the Schedule of Main Modifications (PDF) and the accompanying Main Modifications Sustainability Appraisal (PDF) as part of the examination of this document from Friday 5 February to Friday 18 March 2016.

Pre-submission (Regulation 19) consultation: Proposed Modifications

The Proposed Modifications consultation period ran from Monday 8 December 2014 to Friday 30 January 2015. The council received 45 responses which equated to 71 representations.

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Pre-submission (Regulation 19) consultation

The Pre-submission Development Plan Document consultation period ran from 17 February 2014 to 31 March 2014. The council received 225 responses which equated to 609 representations.

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Preferred options

Consultation took place between 9 February 2009 and 6 April 2009.

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Issues and options

Consultation took place between 6 August 2007 and 31 October 2007.

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