Single Issue Review of the Local Plan
The Council is undertaking a Single Issue Review of the East Cambridgeshire Local Plan 2015. The need to review the Local Plan was triggered by a number of factors including:
the need to re-examine the appropriate housing requirement for the plan period;
to ensure the Local Plan remains up to date.
This webpage first sets out a summary of the most recent consultation stage, including copies of representations we received. It then sets out all of the documents the Council has submitted on 19 July 2022 to the Planning Inspectorate, so that an independent examination of the proposals can take place.
The examination of the Single Issue Review of the Local Plan has now commenced.
Proposed Submission (Regulation 19) Consultation
Consultation on the Proposed Submission version of the Single Issue Review of the Local Plan was carried out between 3 May and 13 June 2022. Two earlier consultations also took place on a draft document, during 2021.
During that latest consultation period, a number of documents were made available for inspection, including: the Proposed Submission Document; the Notice of Consultation; a Response Form with guidance notes; and supporting documents such as a Sustainability Appraisal report.
A total of 33 representations were received, and these are set out in the table below.
Submission of the Single Issue Review Local Plan
On 19 July 2022, the Council submitted its proposed Single Issue Review Local Plan to the Planning Inspectorate, so that an independent examination of the proposal can take place.
In addition to a full set of representations received at the last consultation stage (see table above), the Council submitted the following documents:
Now the Single Issue Review Local Plan has been submitted for examination, all of the latest news and website updates will be available on the dedicated Local Plan Review Examination page.
After the examination has taken place, the Inspector will produce a report which will outline the decision whether the Local Plan is 'sound' or 'not sound'.
Further information can be obtained from:
Strategic Planning Team, East Cambridgeshire District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EE
Telephone: 01353 665555