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Local Plan Examination

The Council submitted the Rossendale Local Plan 2019-2034 to the Planning Inspectorate on Monday 25 March 2019.

This page should be viewed alongside the Submission Documents webpage from which the original submission library may be accessed. The submission library also contains a full set of representations 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

10 October - the Examination hearings have now concluded and the Council are in the process of compiling a list of oustanding action points arising from the various sessions. This will be published on this webpage in the near future and interested parties are encouraged to review the webpage from time to time for this and further progress of the Examination.

Previous Latest News entries may be found on the Local Plan Examination Archived Latest News webpage.

 

The Inspectors

Two inspectors have been appointed to undertake an independent examination into the soundness of the Plan and subsequently issue a report with their conclusions: Luke Fleming BSc (Hons) MRTPI and Katie Child BSc (Hons) MA MRTPI.

 

The Programme Officer

All correspondence to or from the Inspector will be via an independent Programme Officer and Tony Blackburn will fulfill this role. Items should be sent to him, preferably by email, to

[email protected]   or alternatively by post to him at the following address:

15 Ottawa Close

Blackburn

BB2 7EB

Additionally he may be contacted by telephone on 01254 260286.

 

The hearings

The Inspectors  held a series of hearings as part of the Examination process and these concluded on 10 October 2019. The general content of these may be found in the daily agendas below.  

 

Hearings agendas

Day 1 agenda

Day 2 agenda

Day 3 agenda

Day 4 agenda

Day 5 agenda

Day 6 agenda

Day 7 agenda

Day 8 agenda

Day 9 agenda

 

Further Examination library items

EL1 - Items added prior to start of hearings

EL2 - Responses to the Inspectors' Matters Issues and Questions (MIQs)

EL3 - The Council's MIQ responses

EL4 - Items added after the start of the hearings