Latest News

This Page provides the latest news and information regarding the South East Lincolnshire Local Plan Examination and is updated regularly.

LATEST NEWS:

13/12/17 – POSTPONEMENT OF AFTERNOON HEARING SESSION FOR DAY 19: THURSDAY 14 DECEMBER 2017 – The Joint Committee, in agreement with the Inspector and Listed Participants for the Hearing Session to be held on Thursday 14th December 2017 at 2.00 pm at SHDC, have agreed to postpone the Hearing Session which was to discuss Matters for Review, Triggers and Timescales, Main Midifications and List of Sustainability Appraisal.  A revised date will be agreed for the New Year. Please note that Triggers for Reserved Sites will now be discussed at the morning Hearing Session on Thursday 14th December 2017 at 10.00 am at SHDC.


12/12/17 – CHANGE OF VENUE FOR DAY 19 MORNING HEARING SESSION – Please note that the venue for the Hearing Session to be held on Thursday 14th December 2017 at 10.00 am has moved from Boston Borough Council to South Holland District Council.


08/12/17 – Correspondence from ID Planning and Suggested Amendment to Policy 23 – Correspondence has been received from ID Planning (representing UBS Triton Property Fund) relating to Matter 6: Retail.  These documents will be discussed during the Hearing Session on Retail Homework taking place on Wednesday 13 December 2017 at 9.30 am.  These documents can be found in the Examination Library (ED092/ED092A).


08/12/17 – South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee’s Draft Policy for Boston Strategic Urban Extension – The Joint Committee have produced a draft Policy for the Boston Strategic Urban Extension, which will be discussed at the Hearing Session on Day 17: Tuesday 12 December 2017 at 10.00 am.  A copy of this document can be found in the Examination Library (ED089).


08/12/17 – South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee’s Boston Distributor Road Draft Policy – The Joint Committee have produced a draft Policy for the Boston Distributor Road (BDR) and an Indicative Layout for the BDR.  These documents can be found in the Examination Library (ED090/ED091).


08/12/17 – South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee’s Papers on Housing Matters – The Joint Committee have produced the following papers for discussion at the Hearing Session on Tuesday 12 December 2017 relating to All Outstanding Housing Issues:

ED084 – Paper on Housing Trajectories – Amended Version

ED086 – Paper on Comparing Housing Requirements and Provisions

ED087 – Paper on Capacities of Housing Allocations

ED088 – Revised Paper on Windfall Allowance


08/12/17Position Statement from the Environment Agency and Anglian Water – A Position Statement has been received from the Environment Agency and Anglian Water on Matter 3: Spatial Strategy – 8th December 2017.  This can be found in the Examination Library (ED083)


08/12/17 – Statement of Common Ground between South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee and Chestnut Homes  – The Joint Committee and Chestnut Homes  have signed a Statement of Common Ground relating Q1 and Site Allocation Sou006 – 8th December 2017. This document can be found in the Examination Library (ED082).


08/12/17 – Joint Committee’s Paper on Alternative Sites for Gypsies and Travellers – The Joint Committee have produced a paper showing alternative sites for Gypsies and Travellers, which will be discussed at the Hearing Session being held on Thursday 14 November 2017.  This document can be found in the Examination Library (ED081).


05/12/17 – Draft List of Proposed Additional and Reserved Sites by the Joint Committee for Discussion on Day 15: The South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee have produced a draft first List of Proposed Additional and Reserved Sites for discussion at the Hearing Session to be held on Thursday 7 December 2017.  These documents have been placed in the Examination Library and are listed as follows:

ED067 – Joint Committee’s Document of Potential Reserve Housing Sites

ED076 – Joint Committee’s Proposed List of Additional Sites


05/12/17 – Additional Statements received for Day 15 – Matter 9: Allocations – Any New Allocations Proposed by the Joint Committee – Three statements have been received in relation to discussion to be held at the Hearing Session on Matter 9: Allocations. These documents can be found in the Examination Library as follows:

ED075 – Additional Statement from Matrix Planning Ltd

ED079 – Additional Statement from Historic England

ED080 – Additional Statement from Hume Planning Consultancy


05/12/17 – South East Lincolnshire’s Joint Strategic Planning Committee’s Document on Reasons for Selecting and Rejecting Housing Site – The Joint Committee have produced a Document which details the reasons for Selecting and Rejecting Housing Sites, which can be found in the Examination Library (ED074)


05/12/17 – Document on Q1 Boston – Flood Risk 0n Revised Mitigation Strategy Document – April 2017 – Following the Hearing Session on Matter 3: Spatial Strategy, the Inspector has received a copy of the Q1 Boston – Flood Risk on Revised Mitigation Strategy Document which has been added to the Examination Library (ED068).


04/12/17 – South East Lincolnshire’s Joint Strategic Planning Committee’s Response to the Inspector’s Additional Questions on Matter 9: Allocations – Non Strategic Sub Regional Centres – The Joint Committee’s response to these additional questions raised by the Inspector have been added to the Examination Library (ED073).


04/12/17 – Agendas for Week 4 of the Examination Hearing Sessions – The Agendas for Week 4 of the Examination Hearing Timetable for Days 13, 14 and 15 have been added to the Examination Library (ED069, ED070, ED071, ED072, ED077).


01/12/17 – Further Revisions to Week 4 and 5 Examination Hearing Session Timetable – Due to the Inspector revisiting several Matters in Week 5, a further revision to the Timetable has been made.  For the latest Version of the Examination Timetable, please see Document ED006 in the Examination Library.


26/11/17 – AGENDAS FOR WEEK 3 HEARING SESSIONS – The Agendas for Week 3 of the Examination Hearing Sessions has now been added to the Examination Library (ED049 – ED052). 


24/11/17 – STATEMENT OF COMMON GROUND ON POLICY 26: POLLUTION – A Statement of Common Ground between South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee, Environment Agency, Anglian Water and Waller Planning has been added to the Examination Library (ED053).

24/11/17 – FURTHER REVISION OF EXAMINATION HEARING TIMETABLE – Further revisions have taken place to Weeks 4 and 5 of  the Examination Hearing Timetable – for the latest version of the Examination Timetable click here.


23/11/17 – ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FROM INSPECTOR ON MATTER 5: EMPLOYMENT LAND AND MATTER9: ALLOCATIONS – STRATEGIC URBAN EXTENSIONS – Further Questions have been received from the Inspector relating to Matter 5: Employment Land (ED045) and Matter 9: Allocations (Strategic Urban Extensions) (ED046).  These documents are available to view on the Examination Library.


21/11/17 – ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FROM INSPECTOR ON MATTER 7: DESIGN AND THE ENVIRONMENT – Further Questions have been received from the Inspector relating to Matter 7: Design and the Environment.  This document is available to view in the Examination Library – ED044.


16/11/17 – JOINT COMMITTEE’S ACTIONS FROM WEEK 1 – The South East Lincolnshire’s Joint Strategic Planning Committee’s Actions from Week 1 of the Examination Hearings has now been added to the Examination Library (ED042).


15/11/17 – ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FROM INSPECTOR ON MATTER 3: SPATIAL STRATEGY – Further Questions have been received from the Inspector relating to Matter 4: Gypsies and Travellers, Matter 3: Spatial Strategy.  This document is available to view in the Examination Library – ED040.


15/11/17 – FURTHER ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS ON TRANSPORT ADDED TO CORE DOCUMENTS ON WEBSITE – Following agreement at the Hearing Session for Matter 10: Infrastructure held on Wednesday 8 November 2017, the following further documents have been added to the Core Documents page on the website:

  • CD/Tra/013 – Spalding Western Relief Road SATURN Model – Local Model Validation Report (February 2011)
  • CD/Tra/014 – Spalding Western Relief Road SATURN Model – Local Model Validation Report (February 2011) (Appendices)
  • CD/Tra/015 – Boston Traffic Model Local Model Validation Network Extension Report (July 2015) – Appendix A (Boston Distributor Road Modelling)
  • CD/Tra/016 – South East Lincolnshire Local Plan Examination in Public Traffic Modelling Overview (November 2017)
  • CD/Tra/017 – Boston Distributor Road Traffic Modelling – Traffic Modelling Report (October 2015)

 


10/11/17 – ADDITIONAL TRANSPORT DOCUMENTS ADDED TO CORE DOCUMENTS ON WEBSITE – Following agreement at the Hearing Session for Matter 10: Infrastructure held on Wednesday 8 November 2017, the following documents have been added to the Core Documents page on the website:

  • CD/Tra/006 – Spalding Transport Strategy Consultation Boards (June 2014)
  • CD/Tra/007 – Spalding Transport Strategy Working Paper 2: Evidence Gathering and Analysis (January 2014)
  • CD/Tra/008 – Spalding Transport Strategy Working Paper 3: Option Identification (March 2014)
  • CD/Tra/009 – Spalding Transport Strategy Working Paper 4: Option Sifting and Short-listing (March 2014)
  • CD/Tra/010 – Spalding Transport Strategy Working Paper 5: Assessment of Short-listed Options (May 2014)
  • CD/Tra/011 – Spalding Transport Strategy Working Paper 6: Consultation Response Note (August 2014)
  • CD/Tra/012 – Lincolnshire Local Plan Tool – Upper Tier Tool Report (September 2015)

 


08/11/17 – SELJSPC’s RESPONSE TO INSPECTOR’S ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR MATTER 4 – The South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee has produced answers to the Inspector’s Additional Questions for Matter 4: Gypsies and Travellers and Travelling Showpeople, which can be found within the Examination Library – Document ED037.


07/11/17 – SELJSPC’s RESPONSES TO INSPECTOR’S ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS – The South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee has produced answers to the Inspector’s Additional Questions for Matter 6: Retail and Matter 10: Infrastructure, which can be found in the Examination Library – Documents ED035 and ED036.


03/11/17 – SELJSPC’s PAPER ON HOUSING TRAJECTORIES – The South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee have produced a paper on Housing Trajectories as requested by the Inspector in Week 1 of the Examination Hearings.  This document can be found in the Examination Library – ED034.


01/11/2017 – AGENDAS FOR WEEK 2 OF THE EXAMINATION – The Week 2 Hearing Session Agendas are now available to view in the Examination Library (ED030 – ED033).


30/10/2017 – FURTHER QUESTIONS FROM INSPECTOR – Further Questions have been received from the Inspector relating to Matter 4: Gypsies and Travellers, Matter 6: Retail and Matter 10: Infrastructure.  These documents are available to view in the Examination Library.


27/10/2017 – STATEMENTS OF COMMON GROUND – Three Statements of Common Ground have been added to the Examination Library, which are:

ED020 – SoCG between South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee, Environment Agency and Anglian Water on Policy 27 (Water Consumption) – October 2017

ED021 – SoCG between South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee and Environment Agency on Policy 4: Design and Development – October 2017

ED022 – SoCG between South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee and Historic England on Policy 25: The Historic Environment – October 2017


23/10/2017 – FURTHER AMENDMENT TO THE REVISED DRAFT EXAMINATION HEARINGTIMETABLE FOR WEEKS 3 AND 4 – A further amendment to the draft Examination Hearing Timetable has been made for Week 3: Day 12 – Friday 1 December 2017, Matter 9: Allocations (Strategic Urban Extension in Boston).  This has now been moved to Week 4: Day 15 – Thursday 7 December 2017 at 10.00 am.  The latest Draft Examination Hearing Table can be accessed here.


19/10/2017 – REVISED DRAFT EXAMINATION HEARING TIMETABLE INCLUDING REVISED HEARINGS FOR WEEKS 2-4 – The new revised draft Examination Hearing Timetable has now been published and is located within the Examination Library (ED006).


17/10/2017 – NEW WEEK 2 TIMETABLE – Week 2 of the Examination will now be the week commencing 6 November 2017.  Please note that there have been amendments to this week of the timetable, with M6. Retail and M4. Gypsies and Travellers being added.  The timetable for this week is available to view here.


11/10/2017POSTPONEMENT OF EXAMINATION HEARING DATES – Due to the Inspector not being available due to illness, the following Examination Hearing Dates have been postponed:

Tuesday 24 October 2017 – Matter 3: Spatial Strategy

Wednesday 25 October 2017 – Matter 4: Gypsies and Travellers including Travelling Showpeople and Matter 7: Design and the Environment

Thursday 26 October 2017 – Matter 6: Retail and General Matters, Other Matters arising from the week’s hearings

Friday 27 October 2017 – Reserved Session (if required)

Wednesday 1 November 2017 – Matter 9: Allocations

Thursday 2 November 2017 – Matter 9: Allocations

Further communication regarding new dates will follow shortly.


06/10/2017 – Agendas for the first week of the Stage 1 Hearing Sessions have now been added to the Examination Library which detail the participants (ED011, ED012, ED013, ED014).


03/10/2017 – The latest draft Examination Hearing Timetables for Stage 1 and Stage 2, containing participating attendees, can be found in the Examination Library.


22/09/2017 – The Stage 2 Hearing Sessions will be held at Boston Borough Council Offices, West Street, Boston, Lincs, PE21 8QR.


20/09/2017 –The hearing dates for Stage 2 of the Examination have been confirmed as follows:

  • 1st and 2nd November 2017 for Matter 9: Allocations
  • 8th and 9th November 2017 for Matter 10: Infrastructure and Matter 11: Monitoring

The venues for Stage 2 will be confirmed shortly.


09/09/17 – The deadline for submission of representors intention to participate in the Hearing Sessions and receipt of Hearing Statements is now closed.  The Examination Hearing Statements can be viewed here.