Local Plan Strategy - Proposed Main Modifications

Statement of Representations Procedure: Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications to the Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy – Proposed Changes (March 2016 Version)

The Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy sets out the Council's spatial policy framework for delivering sustainable economic growth and represents the strategy the Council wishes to adopt to deliver a vibrant sustainable community and for the management of development in Cheshire East up to 2030.

Having considered the issues raised through the Examination process, the Inspector issued his views on the further modifications needed to the LPS on 13th December 2016. Representations are now invited on Proposed Main Modifications to the Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy – Proposed Changes (March 2016 Version). Representations should relate specifically to the legal compliance and soundness of the Proposed Main Modifications only. Representations made previously have been taken into account by the Inspector and should not be repeated. Representations on the absence of any modifications will not be considered.

The Inspector will consider all duly-made representations before publishing his final report into the legal compliance and soundness of the Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy.

Area Covered: whole of Cheshire East Borough, excluding the part within the Peak District National Park.

Representation Period: A six week period from Monday 06 February 2017 to 5:00pm on Monday 20 March 2017.  To be valid, all representations must be submitted within this period and received by the Council at Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ by 5:00pm on Monday 20 March 2017. Representations received after this deadline and anonymous representations will not be considered.

Representations: can be made electronically by way of the Council’s consultation portal, accessed from its website www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/localplan or in writing on a representation form available from the locations listed below. Representation forms must be returned to: Cheshire East Council, Spatial Planning, Westfields, C/O Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ by 5:00pm on Monday 20 March 2017.

Further notification: Representations may be accompanied by a request to be notified at a specified address that the recommendations of the person appointed to carry out the independent examination of the Local Plan Strategy have been published; and the Local Plan Strategy has been adopted.

Location of Documents for Inspection - Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications to the Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy – Proposed Changes (March 2016 Version): The Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications and supporting documentation (Sustainability Integrated Appraisal Addendum and Habitats Regulations Assessment) are available for inspection at the locations below. Representation forms can also be obtained from these locations:

  • Cheshire East Council Website: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/localplan
  • Crewe Customer Service Centre, Delamere House, Delamere Street, Crewe CW1 2JZ (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:45am - 5:00pm; Tue 8:45am - 4:00pm);
  • Macclesfield Customer Service Centre, Town Hall, Market Place, Macclesfield SK10 1EA (Mon - Fri 8:45am - 5:00pm)
  • Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ (Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm)
  • Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ (Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm)
  • All public libraries in Cheshire East (locations and opening times can be obtained by telephoning 0300 123 5018 or online at libraries opening hours.

Further information and paper copies of all documents can be requested from the Spatial Planning Team by email localplan@cheshireeast.gov.uk or telephone 01270 685893. Please note that a reasonable charge will be made to cover printing and postage costs.