On 20th September 2021 the Council approved the Updated Proposed Submission Version Local Plan for public consultation in accordance with Regulation 19 of The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended).
The consultation commences for a six week period from Monday 4th October 2021 until 5.00pm on Monday 15th November 2021.
The Updated Proposed Submission Version Local Plan sets out the Council’s proposed approach to meeting Warrington’s development needs up to 2038. Once adopted, it will replace the policies in the 2014 Local Plan Core Strategy.
Following the consultation, the Council intends to submit the Updated Proposed Submission Version Local Planto the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities for public examination by an Inspector appointed by him to consider the soundness of the Plan, prior to its adoption.
Representations made to the Updated Proposed Submission Version Local Plan will be considered by the examining Inspector as part of their assessment of the soundness of the Local Plan.
The Updated Proposed Submission Version Local Plan and accompanying documents – including the Sustainability Appraisal Report, Habitats Regulations Assessment, Policies Map and online representation form, along with associated guidance note – are available to view and download at:
Alternatively a copy of the Updated Proposed Submission Version Local Plan and associated Policies Map can be viewed at the Council’s Time Square offices and all libraries within the Borough – please check your local branch for opening times or visit: www.livewirewarrington.co.uk/leisure-and-library-opening-hours
The Council will also be holding a series of public consultation events at the South Stand Concourse of the Halliwell Jones Stadium, Mike Gregory Way, WA2 7NE, on:
- Tuesday 12th October – 2pm until 8pm
- Thursday 14th October – 8am until 2pm
- Saturday 16th October – 10am until 4pm
- Monday 18th October – 2pm until 8pm
- Wednesday 20th October – 8am until 2pm
Representations on the Updated Proposed Submission Version Local Plan must be received by the Council no later than 5.00pm on Monday 15th November 2021.
If you have any questions regarding the consultation or would like any further information, please contact the Planning Policy and Programmes Team.
If you no longer wish for the Council to retain your details in this regard please let us know by return.
Planning Policy & Programmes Team
Phone: 01925 442826