Amended Core Strategy DPD examination
The Newark and Sherwood Amended Core Strategy DPD was submitted for independent examination on 29 September 2017.
Mr Paul Griffiths BSC (Hons) BArch IHBC, from the Planning Inspectorate, has been formally appointed as the Inspector for the examination of the Amended Core Strategy DPD. His role is to determine whether the Amended Core Strategy is sound and complies with all legal requirements. The criteria for soundness are whether the policies are positively prepared, justified, effective and consistent with national policy.
The Council has appointed Carmel Edwards as the Programme Officer for the examination. She 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
Telephone: 07969 631930
Post: Programme Officer
c/o Newark and Sherwood District Council
Great North Road
08 December 2017 - The inspector has now published his Hearings agendas (incorporating Matters and issues) and a Guidance note for participants. These can be viewed in the examination library.
04 December 2017 - The Council have added self-assessments for both Legal Compliance (CS/18) and Soundness (CS/19). The latest Annual Monitoring report, for 2016-2017, is also now available. (NSH/02). These can be viewed in the examination library.
21 November 2017 - The inspector sent an initial query to the Council on 3 November. This query, and the Council response, can be viewed in the Examination library.
As part of the examination the Inspector has called a series of public hearings. These will open on Thursday 1 February 2018 and are due to run for two days. They will be held in:
The Civic Suites, Castle House
Great North Road
Those who commented on the Amended Core Strategy will be contacted directly.
The library contains documents submitted with the Amended Core Strategy and background documents that informed its production. It will also list documents related to the examination and will be updated as the examination progresses.