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Burnley Local Plan Examination

The Council submitted their Local Plan to the Planning Inspectorate on 20th July 2017.

This page should be viewed alongside the Submission webpage from which the original submission library may be accessed.  (Link on the right of this page). The submission library also contains a full set of representations submitted at the Local Plan publication stage.

Further library items will be added to this Examination page as the Examination progresses and representors and other interested parties are encouraged to view it on a regular basis for new items and latest developments.

The Inspector

Mr Kevin Ward BA (Hons) MRTPI has been appointed to undertake an independant examination into the soundness of the Plan and subsequently issue a report with his conclusions.

Programme Officer:

All correspondence to, or from, the Inspector will be via an independant Programme Officer and Sue Evans will fulfill this role.  Items should be sent to her, preferably by email, to:

programmeofficer@burnley.gov.uk

or alternatively by post to the following address:

Town Hall

Manchester Road

Burnley  BB11 9SA

Additionally she may be contacted on 01282 475915

 

Further Examination Library Items

These will be added as the Examination progresses. The Library can be accessed via the "In this Section" link at the top of this page.

Local Plan Latest News

31st July 2017

The examination process is now in the early stages. The hearings, when all matters and issues will be discussed, are likely to start in November.  However details and dates will be confirmed in September.

18th September 2017

The Local Plan Inspector, Mr Kevin Ward, BA (Hons) MRTPI, has provided the following documents:

  • Guidance Notes relating to the Local Plan Examination
  • The Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions ('MIQs')
  • Draft Timetable for the Examination Hearing Sessions

These documents have been issued to all Publication stage representors and can be viewed in 'Further Examination Library Items' accessed via the link at the top of this page.

26th September 2017

Formal Notice of the Examination Hearings has today been served by the Council. 

The hearings commence on 7th November 2017.  A copy of the Notice of the Hearings and full timetable can be viewed in the Examination Library accessed via the Link at the top of this page. 

6th October 2017

The Council have provided a report "Burnley SHMA Addendum 2014-based SNHP Update" for consideration. The report is available to view on the Examination Library page accessed via the link under 'In this Section' at the top of this page.

13th October 2017

The Local Plan Hearings will commence on 7th November at Burnley Town Hall.  The Inspector has finalised the timetable including the participants for each session.  The full timetable can be viewed in  'Further Examination Library Items' via the link at the top of this page.

Statements in Response to the Inspector's Matters and Issues Paper

Statements for the hearing sessions, based on the Inspectors Matters and Issues Paper, have been submitted and are available to view from the Further Examination Library Items page under the header Stage 1 MIQ Responses

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