Local Plan Part 2 Latest Update.
An informal response and a draft schedule of Modifications to ED20 were provided to the Inspector on 3rd December 2019. The Inspector has requested the Council's covering letter is published as ED24 and advised that the draft schedule and supporting documents are published for consultation in order to progress the Local Plan Part 2. - see ED25 . ED25 highlights that the publication of the modifications remains 'without prejudice' at this stage and that all representations will be taken into account in the Inspector's report. Responses to the requests for additional information made in the Interim Note are published on this page as MF1 - MF5
Consultation on Main Modifications will take place from Tuesday 21st January to 5pm Monday 2nd March 2020. The schedule, response forms and supporting documents can be found here.
All enquiries and requests relating to the examination must go through the Programme Officer.
The Programme Officer can be contacted by email Robert.Young@mendip.gov.uk or telephone 07852 474689 or by post to: Robert Young, Mendip Local Plan Programme Officer. c/o Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5BT
Hearing statements and other documents submitted to the examination are listed on this page below.
You can view all documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate here: Submission Documents
Representations made to the Pre-Submission Plan consultation (Feb 2018) are here: Pre-Submission Representations
Representations made to the Proposed Changes consultation (April 2019) are here: Proposed Changes Representations
A summary of representations to the Proposed Changes has been published as
The Planning Inspectorate publish a which gives useful advice on the process.
Local Plan Part 2 Timeline
April 2020 - Council's estimate of plan adoption
March 2019 - Council's estimate of submission of the Examination Report
January - February 2020 - Consultation on Main Modifications
December 2019 - Finalising Modifications and supporting documents
By end of November 2019 - Agreement between Council and Inspector on Main Modifications
Tuesday 10thSeptember 2019 - Inspector's Interim Note - Post Hearing Advice - See
Friday 9thAugust 2019 - deadline for additional statements requested by the Inspector See ED11 A-E
Tuesday 23rdJuly 2019 - Examination Hearings to Friday 2nd August. See
Monday 24thJune 2019 - Deadline for additional requests to participate in hearings
Monday 24thJune 5pm 2019 - Deadline for Hearing Statements/Further Written Representations on Proposed Changes
Friday 17thMay - 12 noon 2019 - Deadline for Representation Statements / Further written representations
Wednesday 24thApril 2019 - Six week consultation on Proposed Changes closes and responses passed to Inspector
Friday 29thMarch 2019 - Deadline for representors to contact Programme Officer on whether they wish to take part in examination
Tuesday 12thMarch 2019 - Start of Council's 6 week consultation on Proposed Changes
Tuesday 29th January 2019 Mike Fox BA (Hons) DIPTP MRTPI appointed as the Inspector to undertake the examination
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 The Pre-submission Local Plan Part II was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for examination
During the examination period, the submission and examination material will be available to be viewed by the public on this website and at the Council offices. Details of any letters to the council from the Inspector and additional documents are below:
Council Hearing Statements
Participant Hearing Statements
Statements of Common Ground
Further Written Representations
Additional Questions and Notes