Actions arising out of hearing sessions

The Local Plan examination actions, as requested by the Inspectors, can be found in the table below.


Examination actions

The tables will be updated as the actions are completed. 

Week 1

Action numberTaskExamination document reference 
Day 1 -  Tuesday 2 July 
Matter 1 Legal Compliance; Matter 2 Duty to Co-operate and Matter 3 Presumption in favour of sustainable development (policies SP1 & SP12)
AA1Council to provide Minutes of October 2018 Full Council meeting ED26
AA2Council indicated it may wish to provide a written statement in response to matters raised by representors regarding where, in Appendix V of the SA Update of December 2018, the SA had considered the post-2033 development at the Garden Communities in the comparative assessment of the spatial strategy alternative optionsED29
AA3Council to work with Natural England to agree wording in relation to Policy SP11 in advance of Stage 2 hearings ED74
AA4Council to work with Mr Gadd to agree wording for further changes to Policy SP12 in relation to emissions in advance of Stage 2 hearings ED63
AA5Council to respond to points made by Counsel for Gladmans concerning submission of Local Plan prior to consultation period for the SA ED46 and ED67
Day 2 - Wednesday 3 July
Matter 5 Objectively Assessed Needs for Housing and Employment Land (policies SP3 & SP4)
AA6Easton Park team to provide a timeline outlining key steps and lead in times for the development of that GC (before next hearing sessions)ED30 and ED48
AA7Council to provide an update to the GC DPD timelines in Appendix 5 of its Matter 4 Statement with input from the developers and to include post granting of reserved matters stages (as set out in Bidwells' letter at Appendix 4 of the Council's Matter 4 Statement) (before next hearing sessions)ED30 and ED48
AA8Council to provide SHMA information dealing with those gypsy and travellers no longer meeting the definition in the PPTS (before Stage 2 hearings) ED31
AA9Council to consider modification to SP3 to make it clear that 504 of the housing requirement relates to units in bed spaces in communal establishmentsED32
AA10Council to provide an update on the timetable for the Gypsy & Traveller Transit workED33
AA11Council to provide updated Housing Trajectory in respect of West of Braintree Garden Community prior to hearing sessions for Matter 7 and 8 ED38
Day 3 - Thursday 4 July
Matter 4 The Spatial Strategy (policies SP2 & SP3) 
AA12Council to provide the background to the Table in Appendix 2 of its Matter 4 Statement in relation to discounting/rejecting sites (before next hearing sessions)ED34
AA13Council to provide the terms of reference for the London Stansted Cambridge Corridor Core Group cited in paragraph 3.48 of the Plan (before next hearing sessions)ED35
AA14Council to provide to Mr Johnstone, on behalf of Gt Dunmow Town Council,    information/documentation that makes up the 'demand forecast for the BRT service'  referred to on Page 42 of the Rapid Transport Study 21 June 19.   (before next hearing sessions)ED36


Week 2

Action numberTaskExamination document reference
AA/2/1  Representors at the hearings in Week 2 are permitted to respond to points raised in the documents submitted at the start of that week (namely ED27 & ED27A, ED29, ED30, ED36, ED40, ED43, ED44, ED45, ED47, ED50
ED52 and ED54.   Such representations will be limited to points arising from those documents. The deadline for those representations is 15 August 2019

Update:  Additional documents have been included on which the Inspectors have invited comments and the full list can be viewed in Icon for pdf ED62 [41.48KB]. The consultation was extended to all Regulation 19 respondents and the deadline for comments was extended to 5.00 pm on 11 September
Details of the consultation and responses received, and the Council's initial comments on the responses can be viewed on the Targeted consultation on Examination documents page
AA/2/2IDP - Council to update on some points in consultation with County Council and other appropriate  infrastructure providers.ED76 and ED77
AA/2/3Council to continue to work with Historic England on further Main modifications and other modificationsED78/ED79 and ED80
AA/2/4WYG to confirm basis of modelling in relation to employment numbers for NUGCED69
AA/2/5Main Modification needed in relation to para 3.101 of LP in policy and text where is refers to the 'dualling' of the A505.ED70
AA/2/6Need for wider consequential main modifications as a result of changes to trajectory etc.ED78/ED79
AA/2/7Policies SP6, 7 & 8 to be amended so it is clear the number of homes to be delivered in the plan period is a minimum and that this figure could be higherED78/ED79
AA/2/8Discrepancies in HIA maps for WoBGC needs resolvingED64
AA/2/9Update on airport planning applicationED53
AA/2/10SP11 Stansted Airport detailed wording issues between MAG, Williams Gallagher, Stop Stansted Expansion and the Council to be discussed in a meeting prior to Stage 2 Hearings (including mapping issues regarding landscape buffer)ED74
AA/2/11Mr Peachey seeking to provide a Professor's study relating to the health impacts of noise who was unable to attend the hearings concerning the airport ED54
AA/2/12Corrected Trajectory table needs to be uploaded to replace previous one with errorsED51
AA/2/13UDC continue to work with HE to agree a SOCG ED80
AA/2/14SOCG between  UDC and Braintree ED55
AA/2/15Main modification. Inclusion of the areas for the BRT and Country Park in Easton Park Garden Community, so long as they are appropriately differentiated from the developable area.  Council indicated would not object to such a Main Mod if the inspectors' considered it necessaryED65
AA/2/16Council to provide a composite Local Plan incorporating potential modificationsTo follow publication of Inspector's interim report


Examination actions documents

Icon for pdf Actions arising out of the Hearing sessions V.1. updated 08.07.19 [64.21KB]

Icon for pdf Actions arising out of the Hearing sessions V.2. updated 13.07.19 [12.04KB]

Icon for pdf Actions arising out of the Hearing sessions V.3. updated 15.07.19 [131.06KB]

Icon for pdf Actions arising out of the Hearing sessions Week 2 V.1. updated 24.07.19 [53.18KB]