Forest Heath Local Plan Examination 2017
The Forest Heath Local Plan documents were submitted to the Secretary of State for examination on 24 March 2017.
The Planning Inspectorate has appointed two Planning Inspectors to examine the submitted Plans. They are Inspector Simon Berkeley BA MA MRTPI and Inspector Christa Masters MA(HONS) MRTPI.
The Local Plan comprises the Single Issue Review (SIR) of Core Strategy Policy CS7 Overall Housing Provision and Distribution and the Site Allocations Document.
Annette Feeney is the Programme Officer who is assisting the Inspector. All correspondence relating to the examination should be sent to the Programme Officer at:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- phone: 07775 771026
- post: c/o Strategic Planning, Forest Heath District Council, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3YU
Correspondence and updates relating to the examination can be viewed below, together with examination information and timetable.
If you wish to find out in more detail how the examination of the Local Plan will be carried out the Planning Inspectorate has published a useful guide: Examining Local Plans Procedural Practice.
Examination information **** latest update 19 September 2017 (post-submission documents added)
For Clarification - there are two separate documents which, when adopted, will form part of the Forest Heath Local Plan.
These two documents will be examined on separate dates in September and October 2017
Single Issue Review CS7 - Monday 25 September to Friday 29 September 2017
|12.09.2017||Statements of Common Ground|
|11.09.2017||Single Issue Review Hearing Statements - these statements are written by the Council and objectors in response to the Inspector’s Matters and Issues and may include Statements of Common Ground|
|03.08.2017||Notice of Independent Examination under Regulation 24 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012|
|24.07.2017||Single Issue Review Matters and Issues - these are the matters and issues that the Inspector has identified to date for consideration at the hearings. The list of matters and issues will be updated during the examination process|
|24.07.2017||Single Issue Review Hearings programme (Version 1 - 21 July 2017 )|
|24.07.2017||Single Issue Review examination guidance from the Inspectors|
Site Allocations Local Plan - Tuesday 17 October to Thursday 19 October 2017 (Tuesday 24 October - reserve date if required)
|to follow||Statements of Common Ground|
|to follow||Site Allocations Local Plan Hearing Statements - these statements are written by the Council and objectors in response to the Inspector’s Matters and Issues and may include Statements of Common Ground|
|15.08.2017||Notice of Independent Examination under Regulation 24 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012|
|14.08.2017||Site Allocations Local Plan Matters and Issues - these are the matters and issues that the Inspector has identified to date for consideration at the hearings. The list of matters and issues will be updated during the examination process|
|14.08.2017||Site Allocations Local Plan Hearings Programme (Version 1 - 8 August 2017)|
|14.08.2017||Site Allocations Local Plan examination guidance from the Inspector|
Correspondence **** last updated 27 June 2017 ****
|02.06.2017||Letter from Inspector - Single Issue Review of Core Strategy Policy CS7||06.06.2017|
Core Document Library
|Section A - Background documents comprising:||Section B - Direct Documents comprising:||Section C - Submission documents comprising:||Section D - post-submission documents comprising:|
|Forest Heath documents||
|Local Enterprise Partnership and County documents, profiles and online resources||5-year land supply|
|SIR - parts for adoption - clean and tracked versions|
Planning Policy Guidance
Joint Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury documents
Forest Heath Documents