Local Plan Examination

Submission and examination

The District Council has  preparied a new Local Plan for East Cambridgeshire. A draft Local Plan was submitted to Government on 29th August 2013, and further proposed modifications were published for consultation in October 2013 and April 2014.

The Secretary of State  appointed Michael Hetherington BSc (Hons) MA MRTPI an Inspector from the Planning Inspectorate to consider the soundness of the Plan. The Inspector held a series of hearing sessions in February 2014 and a further hearing session on the 23rd June 2014.

All supporting evidence and documentation relating to the Local Plan examination can be accessed here or by using the  links to the examination library on the right.

Following the further hearing session on the 23rd June 2014 the Inspector  issued his interim conclusions.  The Inspector's interim conclusions and the Council's response can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

The Council has also published a series of minor further proposed post-hearing modifications which can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

The Inspector's Report relating to the Local plan and Modifications have been issued .  These were considered at Full Council on 21st April 2015.

The Local Plan was formally adopted at Full Council on 21st April 2015