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Week 3 (Tuesday 29 November - Friday 2 December 2022)


Tuesday 29 November 2022

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M6. Sustainable and Resilient Places
    • JP-S1 – Sustainable Development
      • Q6.1 – Previously developed land
    • JP-S2 – Carbon and Energy
      • Q6.2 – Carbon neutrality
      • Q6.3 – Criterion 4 – fossil fuels
      • Q6.4 – Criteria 5 and 7 – local energy assets and Local Area Energy Plans
      • Q6.5 – Criterion 6 – Nature based solutions
      • Q6.6 – Criterion 8 – net zero development, EV charging points, energy/heating/cooling networks, energy demand reductions
      • Q6.7 – Proposed modifications relating to building regulations
      • Q6.8 – Proposed modification to paragraph 5.1
    • JP-S3 – Heat and Energy Networks
      • Q6.9 – Criterion 1 – Heat Energy Opportunity Areas
      • Q6.10 – Criteria 2a-f
      • Q6.11 – Criteria 3a-g
    • JP-S4 – Resilience
      • Q6.12 – All criteria- justified consistent with national policy and effective.
        JP-S5 – Flood Risk and the Water Environment
      • Q6.13 – Criterion 1 – North West River Basin Management Plan
      • Q6.14 – Criterion 7 – Investment in wastewater
      • Q6.15 – Criterion 8 – Maximising water efficiency
      • Q6.16 – Proposed modification to first sentence relating to the “integrated
        catchment-based approach”
    • JP-S6 – Clean Air
      • Q6.17 – Clean Air Plan
      • Q6.18 – Proposed modifications to criterion 6 and paragraphs 5.48, 5.49 and
        10.14
      • Q6.19 – Criteria 2, 3, 4 and 5 – justified consistent with national policy and
        effective
    • JP-S7 – Resource Efficiency
      • Q6.20 – Relationship with Joint Waste Plan, Zero Waste Strategy and
        criterion 2 – storage and processing of waste on-site.
  •  Inspectors’ closing remarks

Tuesday 29 November 2022 at 9.30am (YouTube)

Wednesday 30 November 2022

9.30am

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
    • M4. Issue 4.2 – Is removing land from the Green Belt necessary to meet
      housing and employment development needs
    • Q4.7 and AP5 – Need to remove land from the Green Belt to meet
      employment development need*
    • Q4.8 Employment allocations and sustainable patterns of development
  •  M7. Places for Jobs
    • Q7.1 Are policies JP-J1-JP-J4 justified, consistent with national policy and
      effective?
      • JP-J1 – Supporting Long Term Economic Growth
      • JP-J2 – Employment Sites and Premises (discussion of JP-J2 shall
        include consideration of Q7.2 – Proposed modifications)
      • JP-J3 – Office Development
      • JP-J4 – Industry and Warehousing

* Q4.7 will be considered in the context of both (a) the existing land supply for the period 2021-2037 in
Tables 6.1 and 6.2 of the submitted Plan and (b) the updated land supply and revised plan period
2022-2039 set out in the GMCA responses to AP5.

  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

Wednesday 30 November 2022 at 9.30am (YouTube)

2.00pm

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M9. Greener Places
    • Issue 9.1 Habitats Regulation Assessment (in part)
      • Q9.1 – Will Habitats Regulation Assessment comply with the Conservation of
        Habitats and Species Regulations 2017?
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

Wednesday 30 November 2022 at 2.00pm (YouTube)

Thursday 1 December 2022

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
    • M8. Places for Homes
      • Issue 8.1 Policy JP-H1
        • Q8.1 and AP4 Proposed modifications JP-H1 and paragraph 1.57 relating to
          how the housing requirement figures in Table 7.2 should be reflected in local
          plans
        • Q8.2 and AP3 Proposed modifications relating to Table 7.1 and paragraph
          11.2 relating to local plans allocating sites from the existing supply
        • Q8.3 Phasing of housing development
        • Q8.4 Five year housing requirement and supply
        • Q8.5 Taking account of under or over supply
      • Issue 8.2 Policy JP-H2
        • Q8.6 Affordable homes
      • Issue 8.3 Policy JP-H3
        • Q8.7 Mix of dwelling types and sizes
        • Q8.8 Accessible and adaptable homes
        • Q8.9 Internal space standards
      • Issue 8.4 Policy JP-H4
        • Q8.10 Minimum residential densities
      • Issue 8.5 Housing needs of different groups in the community
        • Q8.11 and SQ8.11 Gypsies, Travellers, and Travelling Showpeople
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

Thursday 1 December 2022 at 9.30am (YouTube)