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Charnwood Local Plan 2021-37 Examination

The Council submitted the Local Plan for Examination on Friday December 3, 2021.

The submission documents include:

  • The pre-submission version of the plan that was consulted on in July and August 2021
  • The representations that were received during the consultation
  • Statements of common ground with a number of organisations that made representation
  • The evidence used to inform the preparation of the plan
  • Topic papers that explain how the Council prepared certain parts of the plan.

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Charnwood Local Plan 2021-37 (Pre-Submission Draft) Consultation

Charnwood Borough Council has consulted residents, businesses, community groups and other stakeholders on the Charnwood Local Plan 2021-37.

The six-week consultation ran from Monday July 12 until Monday August 23, 2021 at 5pm.

Representations will be considered by a Government-appointed independent Planning Inspector through a public examination.

The council received a significant number of responses to the consultation. These responses are now being processed. If you submitted a response during the consultation period you should receive your acknowledgement by Friday, August 27.

A summary of the Local Plan is set out in on the webpage below:

Summary of Charnwood Local Plan 2021-37

More information about the consultation, including events that were held by the Council and technical questions about the role of, and content contained within, the Local Plan can be found below:

Consultation Information and Frequently Asked Questions

Consultation Documents

The following documents are being consulted on:

Paper copies of these consultation documents can be viewed at the Main Reception of the Council Offices at Southfield Road, Loughborough. Visitors will require a pre-booked appointment which can be arranged by calling 01509 634560.

In addition to the consultation documents, the Council is also preparing a series of topic papers to explain its approach on different policy areas and to support the examination of the Local Plan:

Local Plan Topic Papers

Other procedural information

Following the completion of the consultation, representations and contact details will be forwarded to the Planning Inspector, for their consideration when undertaking public examination of the Local Plan. Comments will be dealt with in accordance with the Council’s data protection policy.

The Council’s consultation notice is below:

Last updated: Thu 23rd December, 2021 @ 08:12