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Submission draft Wyre local plan examination

Wyre Council submitted the local plan to the Planning Inspectorate on 23 January 2018.

This page should be viewed alongside the submission webpage from which the original submission library may be accessed. The submission document library also contains a full set of representations (see ED120) 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.

Latest news

6 April – the Inspector’s Matters Issues and Questions which form the basis for discussions at the hearings are now available in the library – see items EL1.004a and EL1.004b.

4 April – the Council’s response to the Inspector’s Preliminary Questions regarding Allocations has now been added to the library as EL1.002b.

27 March – the Council’s response to the Inspector’s initial Preliminary Questions have been added to the library below as EL1.001b.

27 March - The Council has given notice to all Local Plan consultees that the Local Plan hearings will start Tuesday 15 May 2018 at 9:30am at Wyre Civic Centre.

February 2018 - Following submission of the local plan and supporting documents to the Planning Inspectorate the council have noticed a number of minor inconsistencies and omissions that require amendment to the original documents. These are detailed in the submission document library.

The Inspector

Inspector Mark Dakeyne BA (Hons) MRTPI has been appointed to undertake an independent examination into the soundness of the plan and to subsequently issue a report with their conclusions. 

The Programme Officer

Tony Blackburn has been appointed as an independent Programme Officer and all correspondence to or from the Inspector should be via the Programme Officer. Items should be sent to him, preferably by email or alternatively by post to him at the following address:

15 Ottawa Close

Additionally he may be contacted by telephone on 01254 260286.

The hearings

The Inspector will hold a series of hearings as part of the examination process – these will be held at the Civic Centre, Breck Road, Poulton-le-Fylde and will commence on Tuesday 15 May at 09.30.  The timetable is within library item EL1.004b. You can also sign up to the formal local plan consultation database if you want to to be kept informed about the local plan process.

Examination library items

These will be added here as the examination progresses. 

Items added prior to start of hearings

EL1.001a Inspector’s Preliminary Questions Inspector 19.03.2018
EL1.001b Wyre Council's Response to the Inspector’s
Preliminary Questions
Council 27.03.2018
EL1.002a Inspector’s Preliminary Questions and Comments
on Allocations
Inspector 23.03.2018
EL1.002b Wyre Council's Response to the Inspector’s
Preliminary Questions and Comments on Allocations
Council 04.04.2018

Programme Officer letter to representors

Programme Officer 23.03.2018

Examination Guidance Note

Inspector 23.03.2018

Programme Officer letter to representors (MIQs)

Programme Officer 06.04.2018

Inspector’s Matters Issues and Questions (MIQs)

Inspector 06.04.2018

Contact us

For any enquiries regarding the local plan please contact the planning policy team:

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