January 2013 Update on Planning Inspection

There is not a huge amount of activity since the Examination in Public hearings which took place in November.  The hearings themselves were very interesting, the Inspector was very fair and gave us “non professionals” a lot of leeway in order to allow us to make our points.  It was the first and only . . . → Read More: January 2013 Update on Planning Inspection

Inspection proceeds

The  Inspector has now decided to proceed with the Examination in Public.  I don’t think we should see this as a signal that he is happy with SCDC’s response, but rather that he thinks that it is best not to delay matters any further and to test the issues in public.

We do not . . . → Read More: Inspection proceeds

SCDC response to the inspector

The Council’s response to the inspector is now available from their website or here (44 pages).

Deadline for SCDC to respond to Examination

SCDC have re-organised their website which means that many of the links going to their site will no longer be effective. After a little digging the latest on the Public Examination is here.

The Inspector has now agreed a deadline by which SCDC must respond to his concerns described at the meeting of July . . . → Read More: Deadline for SCDC to respond to Examination

Inspector suspends the examination of SCDC’s core strategy

As you know, the independent inspector made the unusual decision to hold an exploratory meeting ahead of the pre examination in public meeting on July 12th. This was because following his initial review of the Core Strategy the inspector had identified several “significant concerns”.  These included the lack of quantifiable evidence to support the . . . → Read More: Inspector suspends the examination of SCDC’s core strategy

More on the Examination in Public

Those who have made representation to the EiP should have received a letter/email from Annette Feeney informing us that the inspector has decided  to add an exploratory meeting at the start of the pre hearing meeting on July 12th.  This is because the inspector is still not happy with the latest reply from Ridley . . . → Read More: More on the Examination in Public

Core Strategy: Examination in Public 12th July

If you have sent in a representation to the pre submission consultation you should now have received a letter/email  from Annette Feeney, the Programme Officer for the Examination in Public (EiP).  The letter invites you to attend a pre-hearing meeting and asks you to return a reply slip to her.  If you made a representation . . . → Read More: Core Strategy: Examination in Public 12th July

Letter from the Planning Inspector to SCDC

A little light reading which might cheer you up. This letter InspectorConcerns060612 is on the SCDC website and is from the Inspector – it identifies a variety of concerns he has regarding the core strategy, several of which relate to the issues that we have all been trying to get the council to consider but . . . → Read More: Letter from the Planning Inspector to SCDC

SCDC meeting scheduled for Thursday 26th April

There is a meeting of SCDC on Thursday 26th April. At the moment it is scheduled for 6pm which seems a very strange time.  The agenda has yet to be published but we understand that there will be a report, followed by a debate on the “progress” of the LDF/Core Strategy.  It will be interesting . . . → Read More: SCDC meeting scheduled for Thursday 26th April

NANT & Waldringfield P.C. lodge Judicial Review

Those who read our regular updates will know of course that it is Waldringfield PC who have lodged the JR.

Please note – the title should of course read “Waldringfield P.C. lodge Judicial Review” and not “NANT and Waldringfield P.C. lodge Judicial Review”.

 

The SCDC Core Strategy pre-submission consultation ended on March 7th.  . . . → Read More: NANT & Waldringfield P.C. lodge Judicial Review