Examination News

16 March 2017 - The examination is now closed, as the Council has received the Inspector's Report on the Sefton Local Plan:

More information on the timesecale for adoption will be provided as soon as possible. For further information see the Local Plan webpage.

27 January 2017 - The Inspector has now taken into account all the evidence and representations concerning the two sites (North of Formby Industrial Estate and South of Formby Industrial Estate), including the written comments received by the 5 January 2017 deadline. Note EX.129 in the examination library details his decision. 

06 January 2017 - Comments to documents EX126-128 added to website and can be viewed here

22 December 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

09 December 2016 - Please note that 23rd December date for comments has been put back to 5th January 2017, as the Sefton Council Offices are closed from 23rd December 2016 - 3rd January 2017 inclusive

09 December 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

22 November 2016 – Following the further hearings the inspector has issued a Note giving his interim findings. This has been added to the examination library (EX126)

7 November 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

27 October 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

24 October 2016 - Representations received on the Inspector's notes issued prior to the Reconvened Hearings in November 2016 have been added to the website and can be viewed here.

17 October 2016 - New Section 14 of the examination library created containing all documents added since 12 September 2016 in relation to the Reconvenved Hearings on 1st and 2nd November. Also a new document (EX120) added to this new section of the library. 

30 September 2016 - An additional document relating to Policy HC1 and the Vacant Buildings Credit (EX119) added to examination library

28 September 2016 - Additional documents, relating to TPOs for Shorrock’s Hill site (EX115, EX116, EX117, EX118) added to examination library.

22 September 2016 - The Inspector has decided to extend the range of the further hearing.  He has produced two supplementary Notes (EX112 and EX113) and a further Agenda (EX114) which can be viewed in the examination library.

09 September 2016 – The Inspector has decided that there is the need for one further hearing. He has produced an explanatory Note (EX110) and Agenda (EX111) which can be viewed in the examination library.

21 July 2016 - On 12 July 2016 the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) published its 2014-based household projections.  The Inspector has produced a Note (EX109) on this which can be viewed here 

21 July 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

11 May 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

6 April 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

17 March 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

1 March 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

25 February 2016 - The inspector has now issued his 'Initial findings' document [EX.102] which can be accessed here.  He will issue his 'Initial findings on Retail Matters' shortly.  The Council is expecting to publish the modifications to the Local Plan for comment in the summer.  Further information on modifications and how and when to comment will be available in due course.

15 February 2016 - An additional list of proposed modifications to the Local Plan that have arisen since the Hearing Sessions has now been uploaded to the Examination Library as document LP.36This includes proposed changes to Policy ED2 and the areas defined as Town and District centres. The Inspector invites written comments on the changes to ED2 and the defined Town and District centres by Monday 29th February 2016. 

15 February 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

11 February 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

10 February 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

8 February 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

5 February 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

3 February 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

1 February 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

26 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

22 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

20 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

18 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

15 January 2016 - The Local Plan Examination Hearings have now ended

14 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

13 January 2016 - An updated Outline Programme for January 2016 has been issued

13 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

12 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

11 January 2016 - Additional documents added to examination library

8 January 2016 - Agendas for the January Hearings can be accessed here

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