Documents are continually being added to the examination library as the examination progresses. We advise interested parties to check the library regularly.
The agenda for Matter 7 (Housing Trajectory, Five Year Supply and HOU Policies 3,4,6 to 9) has been published ahead of the hearing session on Thursday 7 March.
Following the examination hearing on Tuesday 13 February, the Inspector has written to the Council seeking further clarification regarding the proposed allocation of land west of North Walsham.
The actions raised by the Inspector during the week 1 hearing sessions for Matter 1, Matter 2, Matter 3, Matter 4 and Matter 6, incorporating response by the Council, have been published in the Examination Library.
The second week of examination hearing sessions are completed.
The agenda for Matter 5 (Places and Sites) has been published ahead of the hearing sessions starting on Tuesday 13 February.
The Planning Inspectorate has provided a revised Examination Hearings Programme (Version 5).
The first week of examination hearing sessions is completed.
The agenda for Matter 8 (Employment Policies and Allocations) has been published ahead of the hearing session starting on Thursday 25 January.
The Planning Inspectorate has provided a revised Examination Hearings Programme (Version 4).
The agendas for the following matters have been published in the Examination Library ahead of the related hearing sessions, starting Tuesday 23 January.
- Matter 1 Duty to co-operate, habitats regulation assessment, plan period and other legal requirements
- Matter 2 Spatial Strategy (SS policies)
- Matter 3 Delivering Sufficient Homes (Policy HOU1)
- Matter 4 Delivering the Right Mix of Housing (Policy HOU2)
- Matter 6 Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople’s Accommodation (Policy HOU5)
Deadline for responding to the Inspectors Issues, Matters and Questions. All responses have been published in the Examination Library.
The Planning Inspectorate has provided a revised Examination Hearings Programme (Version 3).
The Planning Inspectorate has provided a revised Examination Hearings Programme (Version 2). This version incorporates the anticipated date and time for the discussion of individual matters. It also includes the names of those persons or organisations who have indicated their intention to speak at the hearings.
In accordance with Regulation 24 of the Local Planning Regulations, the Council has issued a formal notice of the date, time and place at which the examination hearings are to be held, and the name of the person appointed to carry out the independent examination.
The Planning Inspectorate provided the initial Examination Hearings Programme, the Matters Issues and Questions which form the basis of the examination discussions, and the examination guidance document. See Section 1 for further details.
The Final response to the Inspector's initial clarification letter was updated to correct a numerical error on page 18.
The Council provide its Final response to the Inspector's initial clarification letter.
Additional documents were added to Section 1 of the library in support of document EX006:
- EX007 - Five Year Housing Land Supply 2023 to 2028
- EX008 - Habitat Regulations update on Nutrient Neutrality
- EX009 - Statement of Common Ground with Natural England on Nutrient Neutrality Policy
11 August 2023
The Council responded to the Inspector's clarification letter about question 7 of document EX002 on the standard method housing calculation figure.
The Council received a clarification letter about question 7 of document EX002 on the standard method housing calculation figure.
The Council provided its preliminary response to the initial letter of the inspector.
The Council received the initial letter of the inspector which raises preliminary questions for clarification.
The Planning Inspectorate confirmed the appointment of inspector Mr David Reed to complete the independent examination of the North Norfolk Local Plan. See document EX001, which can be found in Section 1 of the Examination Library.
The North Norfolk Local Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination.