Background to the Eden Local Plan Examination
The Eden Local Plan 2014 to 2032 was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on Wednesday, 23 December 2015.
This web page should be viewed alongside the Submission Draft page and the Examination Document Library page. There is also a page containing all representations submitted at Publication Stage. Further items will be added to this page as the Examination progresses. Representors and other interested parties are encouraged to view this page regularly for new items and latest developments.
Latest news on the Eden Local Plan
10 July: Fact check procedures in respect of the Inspector’s report are presently in progress. New examination library items EL4.074a, EL4.074b and EL4.074c relate to the recent ECJ ruling and impact on Habitats Regulations. Once achieved, details of publication of the Inspector’s final report on the local plan will be added to this webpage.
18 June: A Five Year Housing Land Supply update has been added to the Examination library as EL4.073. The Inspector’s report on the Examination is expected to be with the Council in the very near future.
Inspector Melvyn Middleton, BA(Econ) DipTP Dip Mgmt MRTPI, has been appointed to conduct the Examination to determine whether the Local Plan is sound and to subsequently issue a report with his findings.
The Programme Officer
All correspondence to and from the Inspector will be via an independent Programme Officer. Tony Blackburn has been appointed to fulfil this role and his contact details are as follows:
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Postal Address: 15 Ottawa Close, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7EB
- Telephone: 01254 260 286
A series of public hearings chaired by the Inspector commenced on Monday, 9 May 2016 and resumed during July. A third series of hearings took place between Monday, 12 September 2016 and Thursday, 15 September 2016.
Following the interim Eden Local Plan consultation exercise, which ended on 10 April, a further short series of hearings took place on 2-3 May 2017 (see library item EL4.062a).
Details of the consultation stages that have taken place during 2017 and associated background documents can be found on the following pages:
- View the Interim Eden Local Plan consultation page
- View the Eden Local Plan Main Modifications consultation page
The Eden Local Plan Further Main Modifications consultation ran from Wednesday, 6 December until Wednesday, 24 January 2018.
|Submission||23 December 2015|
|Pre-Hearing Meeting||Not Required|
|Hearing Starts||9 May 2016|
|Report Date||To be confirmed|
|Adoption||To be confirmed|