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9th November 2018 - Local Plan Examination Update (by East Cambridgeshire District Council): On 28 September 2018, the last scheduled Hearing day took place. All other Inspector determined matters and issues were scheduled to take place by written representations thereafter, with consultation on potential modifications in due course. However, due to unforeseen personal circumstances, the Inspector has been unavailable to continue the examination since shortly after the close of the Hearing on 28 September, and is presently not expected to resume work examining the Local Plan until 19 November 2018.  This website will be updated once any further update is available.

 

23rd October 2018 - The Council has uploaded a Statement of Common Ground between the Council and Historic England in relation to Kennett. This can be found in the Examination LIbrary as document reference ED053 . 

4th October 2018 - Please note that Matter 11 - Questions 53 and 54 and Matter 20 will now be undertaken in the format of further written questions from the Inspector to the Council. There will no longer be a Hearing Session scheduled for Tuesday 9th October 2018. All associated examination documents will be uploaded to the Examination Library in due course. 

14 September 2018 - The Council has uploaded a Matter 17 Five Year Land Supply addendum report  and Site Trajectory appendix  to the Hearing Statement Library under Matter 17.  

The Council has also uploaded an updated version of the their ECDC Suggested Modifications Document to the Examination Library as ED046. 

Further comments on additional work submitted by 14th September 2018 have now been uploaded to the 'Hearing Statements'  page. 

 

12 September 2018 - Hearing Statements submitted to the Programme Officer by Tuesday 4th September 2018 can now be found on the 'Hearing Statements' page.

10 September 2018 - The Council has uploaded an updated response from Natural England in relation to the Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA) June 2018 to the Examination Library as document ED043.

5 September 2018 - A letter from the Council to the Inspector (ED041) in relation to additional information and a response from the Inspector (ED042) have been uploaded to the Examination Library. 

The Council has uploaded a further Strategic Transport Supplementary Note to the Primary Evidence Library as document. ref PE28B  and a Sustainability Appraisal Addendum Report as CD11C in the Core Document Library. 

Please note the Inspector's deadline of 14th September for any further comments in response to the additional work submitted. 

 

17 August 2018 - The Inspector has recently received the Council’s Development Capacity in Small Villages document (ED036). Following on from this, whilst there was limited discussion of settlement boundaries as part of the Stage 1 hearings, the Inspector has put forward an additional question to be addressed under Matter 13. This question has been uploaded to the Examination Library as Document ED038

 

16 August 2018 - Following discussion during the Stage 1 Hearing Sessions, a note has been prepared by the Council and uploaded to the Examination Library as ED036 Development Capacity of Small Villages (East Cambridgeshire) 

6 August 2018 -  The Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions for Stage 2 of the Hearing Sessions (ED033), the Inspector's Guidance Note (ED034) and a draft Hearing Programme for Stage 2 (ED035) can now be found in the Examination Document Library.

3 August 2018 - A letter from the Council to the Inspector in response to the Inspector's Initial Findings re. Stage 1 Hearings (ED031 - Initial Findings Letter re. Stage 1 Hearings) has now been uploaded to the Examination Library as ED032 Letter from the Council to the Inspector re. Initial Findings 

30 July 2018 - A letter from the Inspector to the Council detailing the Inspector's initial findings re. Stage 1 Hearings has now been uploaded to the Examination Document Library as ED031 - Initial findings Letter - re. Stage 1 Hearings 

24 July 2018 - The Council has published an updated Statement of Community Invovement (SCI) July 2018 (ED028) to meet regulatory requirements relating to neighbourhood planning. This document replaces the previous version adopted in 2015 and can now be found in the Examination Document Library. 

10 July 2018 - Following discussion during Stage 1 of the Examination, a briefing note has now been prepared by the Council and uploaded to the Examination Documeny Library - ED025 Briefing Note - Development on sites permitted from 01 April 2015 to 31 March 2017.

29 June 2018 - The following documents have been added to the Examination Document Library - document ref.  ED024 - Newmarket Explanatory Plans ( Supplementary site visit information from The Jockey Club, Newmarket)

27 June 2018 -  The following documents were referenced during Week 2 of the Stage 1 Hearing sessions and has now been uploaded to the Examination Document Library - Local Plan 2015 Inspector's report (March 2015) as ED022 and Peterborough City Council's Five year Land Supply Report (July 2017) as document reference ED023

26 June 2018 - The following documents were discussed during Week 1 of the Stage 1 Hearing Sessions and have now been uploaded to the Examination Document Library - Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Reguation 123 Infrastructure List as document ref.  ED020. and a Transport Asessment for Kennett Garden Village Proposal, Planning Application ref. 18/00752/ ESO as document ref. ED021

18th June 2018 - Agendas for each day of the Stage 1 Hearing Sessions have now been added to the Examination LIbrary as document reference ED019.

15th June 2018 - The Council have uploaded a document to the Core Document Library - CD13A Habitat Regulations Assessment (this documents supercedes document CD13). A letter from Natural England to the Council  has also been uploaded to the Examination Library under ED018

12th June 2018 - The latest version of the draft Hearing Programme has now been uploaded to the Examination Document Library as ED014 and the Attendance Lists for each hearing session have also been uploaded to the Examination Document Library as ED015. Both documents will be updated online as the Examination progresses. 

8th June 2018 - The Council has uploaded a Water Cycle Study Addendum Report (PE17Ato the Primary Evidence Library. 

The Council has uploaded a Statement of Common Ground between East Cambridgeshire District Council and Environment Agency (PE17B) to the Primary Evidence Library. 

A Schedule of Suggested ECDC Modifications - Version 1 ( ED013) can now be found in the Examination Document Library. 

4th June 2018 - All Hearing Statements submitted to the Programme Officer by Wednesday 23rd May 2018 can now be found on the 'Hearing Statements' page.

The Council has also uploaded a supplementary strategic transport evidence report which can be found in the Primary Evidence library as document PE28A

18th April 2018 - The Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions for Stage 1 of the Hearing Sessions (ED005), the Inspector's Guidance Note (ED006) and a draft Hearing Programme for Stage 1 (ED007) can now be found in the Examination Document Library.

A letter on behalf of the Council and a statutory notice in accordance with Regulation 24 (ED008) has also been uploaded to the Examination Document Library.

16th March 2018 -  An initial letter to the Council from the Inspector (ED002) and a response from the Council to the Inspector's initial questions (ED003) can now be found in the Examination Documents Library.

23rd February 2018 - The Local Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State on Friday 16th February 2018 for examination. Inspector Louise Nurser BA (Hons) Dip UP MRTPI has been appointed to conduct the examination and is currently appraising the Local Plan. 

 

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