Saturday, 3 June 2017

UPDATE ON THE LOCAL PLAN

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June 2017

LOCAL PLAN UPDATE

Colin Haigh, Head of Planning, has written confirming that the Local Plan was submitted to The Secretary of State on the 15 May 2017.  Melvyn Middleton BA(Econ) Dip TD DipMgmt MRTPI has been appointed by the Secretary of State to carry out an independent examination of the Local Plan (2013-2032).  His task will be to consider the soundness of our submitted plan, based on the criteria set out in paragraph 182 of the National Planning Policy Framework (the Framework).

The Submission and Supporting documents can all be viewed at www.welhat.gov.uk/localplanexamination  The documents can also be viewed at Inspection Points.  Those Points in North Mymms are as follows:

Brookmans Park Library     Mon to Tues      14.00-18.00                      

Thurs to Fri       14.00-18.00

Saturday           09.00-13.00

North Mymms Parish Council   By appointment only

Parish Offices   Adj 1 Bushwood Close

Tel    01707 268418

Email: clerk@northmymms.org

There is also a direct link to the Examination Library (Evidence Base):  www.welhat.gov.uk/localplanexamination

The Council has appointed Louise St John Howe as its Programme Officer – she can be contacted via email to louise@poservices.co.uk or by calling 07789 486419.  The Programme Officer will work on behalf of the examination Inspector and be responsible for day-to-day administration including the examination hearings.  The Programme Officer will contact all respondents who have indicated that they wish to speak at the hearings in due course, and there is nothing further those respondents need to do at this stage.