If you wish to comment on the above South East Lincolnshire Local Plan you may do so between 10th April and 22nd May – details below in the letter we received from the Local Planning Team.
South East Lincolnshire Local Plan 2011-2036: Publication Version Consultation
Preparation of the South East Lincolnshire Local Plan is almost complete and we will soon be undertaking a final (statutory) round of consultation on the Plan, under Regulations 19 and 20 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. We would be grateful if you could publicise this consultation for us in your next parish magazine or newsletter.
The consultation period will run from Monday 10th April to Monday 22nd May 2017 and it will be the last chance for residents to comment on the Local Plan before it is submitted to the Secretary of State in the summer. This consultation will be different to previous ones undertaken in that the comments made must relate to whether the Local Plan is ‘sound’ and complies with legal and procedural requirements. As a consequence there will not be any public exhibitions at village halls as has previously occurred. A guidance note will be available to view on our website (http://southeastlincslocalplan.org/) from 10th April, which sets out advice on how to respond to the consultation.
We will be publishing a number of documents for consultation including the Publication Version of the Local Plan, the Policies Map, Sustainability Appraisal, Statement of Consultation and other supporting documents. The documents will be available to view on http://southeastlincslocalplan.org/, in the area’s libraries, mobile libraries and the council offices in Boston and Spalding from 10th April. An online consultation portal (where we would prefer comments to be made) will also be available at http://southeastlincslocalplan.org/consultation from the 10th April.
Comments must be received by 5pm on Monday 22nd May. All comments received will be submitted to the Secretary of State and considered as part of an independent Examination in Public by a Planning Inspector.
For further information, please contact the Local Planning team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01775 764476.
Forward Planning Officer