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Allerdale Borough Council
Notice of Independent Examination of the Local Plan (Part 2)
(In accordance with Regulation 24 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012)
Following the submission of the Local Plan (Part 2) to the Secretary of State on 18th January 2019, the Council hereby gives notice that the Secretary of State has appointed Inspector David Troy BSc (Hons) MA MRTPI to undertake an independent Examination of the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2).
As part of the independent Examination, a number of Public Hearing Sessions will be held as follows:
Tuesday 14th May – Thursday 16th May 2019
Washington Central Hotel, Workington, CA14 3AY
Tuesday 21st May – Thursday 23rd May 2019
Council Chamber, Allerdale House, Workington, CA14 3YJ
All morning sessions will commence at 10am and all afternoon sessions will commence at 2pm.
For further information regarding the Examination, including the Matters and Issues to be discussed at the hearings, please visit our website at: https://www.allerdale.gov.uk/en/siteallocations/
For any contact with the Inspector, or for queries relating to the Examination, please contact the Programme Officer, Kerry Trueman:
Kerry Trueman, Programme Officer, Programme Officer Solutions Ltd, 32 Devonshire Place, Prenton, Wirral, CH43 1TU
Head of Strategy Policy and Performance
20 March 2019
The Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2) - development process
The Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) sets out the strategic and development management planning policies for the parts of the district outside the Lake District National Park; it was formally adopted in July 2014.
Part 2 of the Local Plan, the 'Site Allocations' Development Plan Document (DPD), identifies or 'allocates' land to deliver the strategy set out in part 1, and contains supporting policies.
The Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2) was submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination in January 2019 and hearings undertaken in May 2019.
The government's Planning Inspector issued his final report and recommended modifications to the Council on 09 January 2020, which marks the end of his independent examination of the submitted plan. The Full Council will now need to consider the plan for adoption. Further details of the examination can be found on the Examination (Part 2) page.
Further information regarding the main consultation stages in the production of the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2) can be found using the link below:
You can also see the collection of evidence used to formulate the plan in the Examination Library.