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EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE LOCAL PLAN UPDATE EXAMINATION

Latest Update: 23rd May 2024

LATEST NEWS & TIMELINE

Hearing Sessions took place between the 31st October and 16th of November 2023, they were held at Beverley County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA. The Council have now completed the further work identified through the hearings and a consultation on a series of Notes is underway. An additional Hearing Session has been scheduled for Tuesday 16th July 2024 with an Initial Programme compiled by the Inspector..

23rd May 2024 - Initial Hearing Programme for July 16/17th published.

13th May 2024  - The Council's Post Hearing Notes have been published, please see EXAM Documents list documents EXAM 27 - 40.

14th December 2023 - EXAM 26 - Inspector's Initial Post Hearing Letter published.

29th November 2023 - EXAM 25 - Council's Follow Up Actions from Hearing Sessions published.

16th November 2023 - Hearing Sessions closed.

16th November 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matter 4 - Freeport updated.

15th November 2023  - EXAM 24 - Freeport Statement of Common Ground published.

15th November 2023 - Updated Hearing Session Agenda for Matter 14 published - Item 12b added.

14th November 2023 - EXAM 23 - Able Marine Park Updated Environmental Statement Appendix - Updated Humber Extreme Water Levels published.

10th November 2023  - Hearing Session Programme V5 published.

8th November 2023 - EXAM 22 - Air Quality Annual Status Report 2023 published.

7th November 2023 - LPA Proposed Modification on Air Quality & Additional Site Assessment Sheets published.

6th November 2023 - Site Assessment Sheets for WOOD-15 and COT-L published.

4th November 2023 - Hearing Session Programme V4 published.

3rd November 2023 - EXAM 17 - Hedon Flood Zone Map published.

31st October 2023 - EXAM 16 - Council's Opening Statement published.

27th October 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matters 11 & 12 published.

26th October 2023 - Hearing Session Programme V3 published.

24th October 2023 - EXAM 14 - Employment Land Delivery Summary Table and EXAM 15 - Housing Land Supply Position Statement 2023 published with Appendices EXAM 15A (Sites 1-7), EXAM 15B (Sites 8-15) and EXAM 15C (Sites 16-21).

23rd October 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matters 13 & 14 published.

19th October 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matter 9  & Matter 10 published.

18th October 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matter 8 published.

17th October 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matter 5 published.

13th October 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matters 7 & 6 published.

11th October 2023 - An Addendum to the Kremer Properties Matter 9 Statement has been added following an FOI request.

11th October 2023 - EXAM 13 - Flood Risk Sequential and Exception Test SPD added to Examination Documents List.

11th October 2023 - Hearing Session Agenda for Matter 2 published. 

4th October 2023 - Hearing Session Agendas published for Matters 1, 3 & 4 on the 31st October and Freeport elements of Matter 4 on the 16th November.

2nd October 2023 - Hearing Session Programme V2 published.

28th September 2023 - Additional Written Statement added in respect of Matter 9 from Berkeley Domecq for CR Rawcliffe Partnership.

31st August 2023 - Written Statements received in response to the Inspector's Matters, Issues & Questions published.

24th August 2023 - Documents EXAM 3 to EXAM 11 added to the Examination Document List.

19th June 2023 - Guidance Notes, Matters, Issues and Questions and Draft Hearing Sessions Programme published.

11th June 2023 - LPA Responses to EXAM 2 Published (See Examination Documents List - EXAM 2A - EXAM 2H)

6th June 2023 - LPA Responses to EXAM 1 Published (See Examination Documents List - EXAM 1A - EXAM 1I)

26th May 2023 - Inspector submits Pre Hearing Note 2 (EXAM 2)

9th May 2023 - Inspector submits Pre Hearing Note 1 (EXAM 1)

17th April 2023 - Planning Inspector; Katie Child B.Sc (Hons) MA MRTPI appointed to conduct an independent Examination into the soundness and legal compliance of the Plan.​

31st March 2023 - Local Plan Update (the Plan) submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for Examination.

THE INSPECTOR

Planning Inspector; Katie Child B.Sc (Hons) MA MRTPI has been appointed to conduct an independent Examination into the soundness and legal compliance of East Riding's Update Local Plan (the Plan). ​The Inspector’s task will be to consider the soundness and legal compliance of the submitted Plan, 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 take into account the representations submitted upon the Regulation 19 Draft Plan as far as they relate to soundness 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 Plan, if such a request is made by the Council. 

PROGRAMME OFFICER

My role is to act as the point contact for any person who has an interest in the Examination and as a liaison between the Inspector, Council and Representors. ​I am an independent Officer of the Examination and work on behalf of the Inspector to organise and manage the administrative and procedural elements of the Examination process. ​Any matters that anyone wishes to raise with the Inspector should be submitted to me in the first instance.

 

Address: ​PO Box 241, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 1DW

Email: ​ian@localplanservices.co.uk

Telephone: 07723009166​

GUIDANCE NOTES

Guidance Notes have been prepared by the Inspector to help people understand the process. Procedural Guidance for Local Plans has also been produced by the Planning Inspectorate, together with a short guide aimed at those participating in a local plan examination for the first time.

PROGRAMME, MATTERS, ISSUES & QUESTIONS AND HEARING AGENDAS

Hearing Sessions took place between 31st October and the 16th of November 2023, they were held at Beverley County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA

Programme - Hearing Session Programme Final

Matters, Issues and Questions - MIQs June 2023

Hearing Session Agendas:

31st October 2023 - Matters 1, 3 & 4

1st November 2023 - Matter 2

2nd November 2023 - Matters 7 & 6

8th November 2023 - Matter 5

9th November 2023 - Matter 9

10th November 2023 - Matter 8

13th November 2023 PM - Matter 10

14th November 2023 - Matters 11 & 12

15th November 2023 - Matters 13 & 14

16th November 2023 - Matter 4 - Approach to Freeports

An additional Hearing Session has been scheduled for Tuesday 16th July 2024 within County Hall.

Resumed Initial Hearing Programme

KEY DATES

18th August 2023 - Deadline for Participation Requests

25th August 2023 - Deadline for Written Statements

16th October 2023 - Deadline for informing Programme Officer should you wish to physically attend and observe hearings.

31st October 2023 - Hearing Sessions Commence

16th November 2023 - Hearing Sessions Closed

16th July 2024 - Additional Hearing

EVIDENCE BASE DOCUMENTS

In preparing the Plan the Council both refer to and were informed by a number of documents that together form the 'Evidence Base' for the Examination. These documents can be accessed through the link below.

EXAMINATION DOCUMENTS

The following documents have been submitted since the submission of the Plan for Examination.

WRITTEN STATEMENTS

The following Written Statements have been submitted in response to the Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions.

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