New Local Plan 2014 - 2016 Archive
On the 25th August 2016 Castle Point Borough Council submitted its New Local Plan 2016 along with supporting documents to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for independent Examination. This is in accordance with Section 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012.
The Planning Inspectorate appointed Mr David Smith BA (HONS) DMS MRTPI as the Planning Inspector to conduct the independent Examination of the submitted Plan.
The Inspector held a Duty to Co-operate Hearing session on 12th December 2016. This hearing session dealt solely with Duty to Co-operate matters and involved representatives from the five other planning authorities within the South Essex sub-region.
The Inspector published his findings and formal report.
The Council considered this report at its meeting on 29th March 2017 and agreed to withdraw the New Local Plan 2016.