Local Plan (Part Two) – Main Modifications consultation

Modifications to the Cheshire West and Chester Local Plan (Part Two) Land Allocations and Detailed Policies are open for public consultation until Sunday 3 February.

The Examination Hearings for the Cheshire West and Chester Local Plan (Part Two) Land Allocations and Detailed Policies commenced on Tuesday 18 September and finished on Thursday 27 September 2018. Following the close of these hearing sessions the Inspector, Ms Roisin Barrett MSc BSc (Hons) Dip UD Dip Hist Cons MRTPI IHBC, has identified main modifications that are considered necessary to make the plan sound and/or legally compliant.

The Schedule of Main Modifications is being published for consultation starting from Monday 17 December 2018 and ending on Sunday 3 February 2019.

All interested parties may make comments on the Main Modifications; comments are not restricted to those who have made representations at the most recent stages of the Examination. The Inspector will take account of all comments received before finalising her report to the Council.

Comments must only be made in relation to the Main Modifications. This consultation is not an opportunity to repeat or raise further representations about the published Plan or to seek further changes to it.

The Schedule of Main Modifications and the supporting Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulations Assessment will be available to view online from 9am on Monday 17 December 2018 at: https://consult.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/portal/cwc_ldf/cw_lp_part_two/sub/mm.

A statement of representations procedure can also be found at the above link.

Comments must be sent directly to the Planning Policy team and received by Sunday 3 February 2019:

The consultation documents can be viewed online at the following Council offices and Customer Service Centres during normal opening hours (excluding Bank Holidays):

  • The Forum Office, Chester CH1 2HS
  • First Floor, Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way, Ellesmere Port CH65 0BG
  • Frodsham Library, Princeway, Frodsham WA6 6RX
  • Neston Library, Parkgate Road, Neston CH64 6QE
  • 1 The Arcade, Northwich CW9 5AS
  • Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winsford CW7 1AH

Paper copies of the consultation documents are also available in these locations, as well as in the Council’s mobile library which covers the rural areas of the borough – please see www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/libraries/find-a-library/mobile-library-service.aspx for full details.

The consultation documents can also be viewed online at other libraries in the borough using available computer facilities. For details of your nearest library, including opening times, please see: www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/libraries.aspx.