The Inspector has issued her Report on the Examination. The next stage is for the Council to adopt the Delivery DPD.
Main Modifications Consultation
Statement of Procedure and Fact
Following the Examination Hearings in July and August, the Council consulted on proposed Main Modifications and supporting documents for 6 weeks from 14 September until 26 October 2018. The consultation is now closed.
Sustainability Appraisal Addendum
Habitats Regulations Assessment Addendum
Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Show People 'Unknown Households'
Main Modifications Representations Received
All representations made on the Main Modifications will be taken into account by the Inspector before publishing her report.
The Council has also prepared a schedule of Additional Modifications for clarity and completeness. The Additional Modifications do not affect the soundness of the Delivery DPD and therefore are not subject to consultation. A Tracked Changes version of the Delivery DPD has been prepared that includes the Main and Additional Modifications and the updated Policies Map are included below for reference purposes only:
Tracked Changes Version of Delivery DPD
Map 1 - Central District Policies Map
Maps 2 and 3 - West and East District Policies Map
Maps 4 and 5 - Inset Maps for Blaby Town Centre and Glenfield District Centre
Notice of Examination
The Blaby Local Plan (Delivery) Development Plan Document was submitted to the Secretary of State for examination on 23 March 2018. The Notice of Examination has now been published:
Notice of Examination
The Secretary of State has appointed Victoria Lucas LLB MCD MRTPI to undertake the independent examination into whether the Blaby District Local Plan Delivery Development Plan Document (DPD) is sound and complies with all the legal requirements. The criteria for soundness are whether the Plan's policies are positively prepared, justified, effective and consistent with national policy.
Carmel Edwards has been appointed as the Programme Officer for the examination and will deal with all procedural, administrative and programming matters. She is independent from the Council and reports directly to the Inspector. All correspondence or queries relating to the examination should be directed to the Programme Officer.
Ms Carmel Edwards
C/O Blaby District Council
Telephone: 07969 631930
The Inspector conducted a series of public hearings as part of the examination process. The Examination Hearings were held between 31 July and 15 August 2018. Detailed agendas are available upon request.
The Examination Library contains a list of documents submitted for examination and background documents have informed the production of the Local Plan Delivery DPD (Proposed Submission Version). It also contains documents relating to the examination, and will be updated as the examination progresses.
Consultation on the Blaby District Local Plan Delivery DPD (Proposed Submission Version) took place between 29 November 2017 and 18 January 2018. Representations received during this period were sent to the Inspector as part of the evidence base for submission and can be viewed below:
Library of Redacted Representations
The Examination Process
If you wish to find out in more detail how the examination will be carried out the Planning Inspectorate has produced a useful guide: Examining Local Plans Procedural Practice.