7th December 2017
The District Council adopted the Local Plan at a special meeting on the 7th December. For more information click here.
14 November 2017
The District Council has received the Inspector's Report on the Examination of the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan which can be seen here. It concludes that the plan "is sound and capable of adoption" subject to some modifications. The Schedule of Modifications can be seen here.
The Local Plan will be put before a special meeting of the District Council on the 7th December for formal adoption.
Please note: the Examination has now formally closed.
20 September 2017
The District Council has now considered all of the responses received to the Main Modifications, Additional Modifications and Policy Map Modifications. All representations have now been forwarded to the Inspector for his consideration. A summary of the representations submitted together with the District Council’s response to the Main Modifications are available in the examination library.
14 August 2017
The consultation period on the Modifications has closed.
14 July 2017
The Inspector has written to the Council outlining some possible amendments to the modifications. This letter (IN/15) can be viewed in the examination library.
29 June 2017
The modifications to the Pre-submission Draft Local Plan were approved by Council on the 28th June. Public consultation on the modifications will run from the 3rd July until the 14th August. You can see the Modifications and how to comment on them here.
23 June 2017
The Modifications to the Pre-submission Draft Local Plan will be presented at a Special Council meeting on the 28th June, the papers can be seen here.
18 May 2017
Further documents have been submitted to the examination during this week of hearings, and can be viewed in the examination library.
16 May 2017
EX23 has now been updated following information from the Peak District National Park Authority. Derbyshire County Council, as Highways Authority, have produced a paper providing clarification on a number of issues from Matter 9. This has been added to the examination library as EX/28.
The Inspector has now issued some agendas for Week 2 of the hearings. This can be found on the hearings agendas page. The rest will be uploaded as soon as available.
The Inspector has now issued all the agendas for Stage One of the hearings. This can be found on the hearings agendas page.
The Inspector has issued agenda questions for day 1 of the examination. The questions can be viewed on the Local Plan Examination Page. The subsequent days agenda questions are to follow.
The Hearing statements for Stage 2 of the examination hearings have now been received and are available to view viewed on the Hearing statements page
A Schedule of proposed main modifications has now been added to the examination library.
The Hearing statements for Stage 1 of the examination hearings have now been received and are available to view viewed on the Hearing statements page
The Inspector will conduct a series of public hearings as part of the examination process. The hearing sessions (which are part of the overall Examination) will open on Tuesday 9 May 2017. The first week of sessions (Stage 1) will take place on 9, 10 and 11 May. They will take place in the Council Chamber. Matlock Town Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NN.
The hearings for Stage 2 will follow on immediately and take place on 16 - 19 May and 23 May.
The Inspector's matters, issues and questions include the timetable for the hearings.
The inspector has now issued his Matters, Issues and Questions for Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the examination hearings. (IN/11 & IN/12) These include details of the hearings timetable and can be viewed in the Examination Library.
The Council has responded to the Inspector's sets of preliminary questions from 15 February (EX08- EX10). These can be viewed in the Examination Library.
The Council has responded to the inspector’s sets of preliminary questions from 13 and 14 February. (EX/05-7). These can be viewed in the Examination Library.
The inspector has now issued his Guidance notes and a Summary of Matters & issues for the examination hearings. (IN/08 & IN/09) These can be viewed in the Examination Library.
The Council has responded to the inspector’s first set of preliminary questions. (EX/02) with supporting evidence (EX/03-EX/04). These can be viewed in the Examination Library.
The inspector has produced two more sets of soundness questions for the Council. (IN/06-IN/07) These can be viewed in the Examination Library.
The inspector has produced three more sets of soundness questions for the Council. (IN/03-IN/05) These can be viewed in the Examination Library.
The Council has responded formally to the inspector’s initial questions. (EX/01). The inspector has sent further preliminary questions to the Council. (IN/02). These can be viewed in the examination library.
The inspector has now sent his initial questions to the Council. (IN/01). This can be viewed in the examination library.
The Planning Inspectorate have advised the District Council that Inspector Mark Dakeyne BA(Hons) MRTPI has now been appointed to conduct the Examination in Public of the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan.