Rural North Oundle & Thrapston Plan - Final Examination Hearing Sessions & Post Hearing Information

RNOTP Examination - Final Submissions to the Inspector and further statements

Final submissions to the Inspector by East Northamptonshire Council (18 May 2009)

The Council's finalised submissions to the Planning Inspector for the Examination Hearing Sessions were made on 18 May 2009. These consisted of an updated/ comprehensive "Schedule of Proposed Changes", setting out all changes that arose out of the Examination process since the initial submission of the Rural North, Oundle and Thrapston Plan on 11 January 2008. This document should be read in conjunction with the January 2008 submission RNOTP

Schedule of proposed changes to the Rural North, Oundle and Thrapston Plan and Proposals Map (post consultation update May 2009)

In order to assist with interpretation, the Council has also prepared an updated strikethrough text version of the Plan.

Submission Plan with updates, as at 15 May 2009
Erratum

Inevitably, a number of issues were raised at the Examination Hearing sessions (29 April - 1 May) and the Inspector gave participants an opportunity to submit further, final statements in respect of these, by 8 May. A number of participants took this opportunity, submitting further statements concerning affordable housing, housing land supply and the Oundle development strategy:

Further statements were submitted by the following in respect of affordable housing:

East Midlands Regional Assembly (EMRA)

William Davis Ltd

Further statements were submitted by the following in respect of housing land supply/ Oundle development strategy:

Oundle Town Council
Bletsoe, for Oundle Feoffees/ Bierton
Campbell, for Mynard and Smith
Sport England (Written response)
Sport England (Open Spaces in Oundle)
Pegasus, for Living Land Ltd (Statement 1, re Oundle development strategy)
Pegasus, for Living Land Ltd (Statement 2, re housing land supply)
Doug Walker

The Inspector also gave the Council a final opportunity to submit a closing statement on any of these matters, by 15 May. After this date, the Inspector emphasised that he would accept no further correspondence on any matters relating to the Examination. The Council, together with colleagues in the North Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit (NNJPU) submitted further responses in respect of the Oundle development strategy and revised housing trajectories:

Council's final response, 15 May

NNJPU response, re housing trajectories

More information

  1. RNOTP Examination - Examination Hearing Sessions 29 April - 1 May 2009
  2. RNOTP Examination - Final Submissions to the Inspector and further statements (you are here)
  3. RNOTP Examination - Inspector's Report and Next Stage