The Amended Allocations & Development Management DPD was submitted to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on 18th January 2024 for independent examination. The formal notice of submission is provided below.
All documents relating to the examination are provided in the Examination Library.
22nd February 2024
Planning Inspector Hayden Baugh-Jones BA(Hons) DipLA MA CMLI has been appointed to undertake an independent examination into Newark & Sherwood District Council’s Amended Allocations & Development Management Development Plan Document (DPD).
18th January 2024
The Amended Allocations & Development Management Development Plan Document (DPD) was submitted to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities for independent examination.
What is the Local Plan Examination?
The Planning Inspectorate has provided a short guide for those who might be participating in a Local Plan Examination for the first time, they have also published a more detailed procedure guide for local plan examinations which provides detailed practical advice. There is further information about the Examination Process provided by the Government.
Planning Inspector Hayden Baugh-Jones BA(Hons) DipLA MA CMLI has been appointed to undertake an independent examination into the soundness and legal compliance of Newark and Sherwood District Council’s Amended Allocations and Development Management Development Plan Document (the DPD).
The Inspector’s task will be to consider the soundness and legal compliance of the submitted DPD based on the criteria set out in paragraph 35 of the National Planning Policy Framework 2021 (the Framework) and associated regulations, namely the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, the Localism Act 2011 and the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.
The Inspector will consider the representations made under Regulation 20 (in response to the Regulation 19 consultations undertaken) as far as they relate to soundness and legal compliance considerations. A number of informal debates will take place on the principal matters identified by the Inspector, these are termed Hearing Sessions.
At the end of the Examination the Inspector will prepare a report to the Council with precise recommendations, these recommendations may include modifications to the DPD.
Kerry Trueman of Programme Officer Solutions Ltd has been appointed as Programme Officer. The role of the Programme Officer is to independently coordinate the administration of the Examination and to liaise between the Planning Inspector, the Local Authority and other interested parties for the duration of the Examination.
The Programme Officer can be contacted as follows:
Postal Address: Pendragon House
1 Bertram Drive
Telephone: 07582 310364
The Examination Library includes all the documents submitted to the Secretary of State and also includes all the Examination Stage Documents. This includes subsequent statements and other relevant correspondence issued after submission of the draft Amended Allocations and Development Management DPD. This will be updated to include relevant material issued by the Planning Inspector, the Council and other parties during the examination process.
Hearing information will be loaded here when available