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Local Plan Part 2 Examination

Local Plan Part 2: Site Allocations and Development Management Policies was submitted to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities for Examination on Wednesday 22 December 2021.

Hard copies of submission documents are available:

  • at Bramley, Cranleigh, Farnham, Godalming and Haslemere libraries - please visit the Surrey County Council libraries page for opening times
  • Waverley Borough Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, GU7 1HR - please call 01483 523333 to make an appointment

Planning Inspector

The Planning Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State to examine Local Plan Part 2 is G J Fort BA PGDip LLM MCD MRTPI.

Programme Officer

We have appointed Charlotte Glancy of Banks Solutions as the Programme Officer for the examination. She is an independent officer of the examination working under the direction of the Inspector. Any queries concerning the Examination should be submitted via the Programme Officer. 

Hearing sessions

As part of the examination of Local Plan Part 2, public hearings are being held. The hearings commenced on:

Date: Tuesday 12 July 2022
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: The Council Chamber, Waverley Borough Council, The Burys, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1HR and Zoom

The sessions can be watched back on Waverley Borough Council’s YouTube.

In advance of the hearings, the Inspector issued the following documents:

Update on contingency sessions

The Inspector considers it necessary to hold further hearings sessions in relation to specific matters and focussed questions. 

Date: Tuesday 6 September 2022
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: The sessions will be held virtually on Zoom

Those wishing to observe can do so via Waverley Borough Council’s YouTube livestream.

In advance of the further hearing sessions, the Inspector has issued the following documents:

For help with joining the sessions via Zoom, please see the 'Joining a Zoom Meeting' Zoom support webpage.

For any queries relating to the hearings, please contact the independent Programme Officer for the examination, using the details above.

 

Examination documents

Reference number Document Date
Core Submission Documents
LPP2/CD1/01 Waverley Borough Council Pre-Submission Local Plan Part 2 November 2020
LPP2/CD1/02 Addendum to the Pre-Submission Local Plan Part 2 October 2021
LPP2/CD1/03 Schedule of minor modifications (superseded by LPP2/CD1/25) December 2021
LPP2/CD1/04 Schedule of proposed main modifications (superseded by LPP2/CD1/26) December 2021
LPP2/CD1/05 Changes to Adopted Policies Map December 2021
LPP2/CD1/06

Sustainability Appraisal of Waverley Borough Local Plan Part 2

Appendices to Sustainability Appraisal of Waverley Borough Local Plan Part 2

November 2020
LPP2/CD1/07 Sustainability Appraisal of Waverley Borough Local Plan Part 2 Addendum to the Sustainability Appraisal Report – Regulation 19 September 2021
LPP2/CD1/08 Habitats Regulations Assessment Waverley Borough Local Plan Part 2 November 2020
LPP2/CD1/09 Waverley Borough Council Local Plan Part 2 Addendum Habitats Regulations Assessment September 2021
LPP2/CD1/10 Impact of Development on the Air Quality of European Sites December 2021
LPP2/CD1/11 Consultation Statement for the publication of Local Plan Part 2 (Pre-Submission version) under Regulation 19 of the Local Planning Regulations (i.e., statement on the Reg 18 reps and summary of issues and Council responses) November 2020
LPP2/CD1/12 Consultation and Duty to Cooperate Statements for the Addendum to the Pre-Submission (Regulation 19) Local Plan Part 2 (i.e., Statement on the first Reg 19. reps and summary of issues and Council responses October 2021
LPP2/CD1/13 Summary of representations made under Regulation 20 to the consultation on Addendum to the Pre-Submission LPP2 and the Council’s response December 2021
LPP2/CD1/14 Spreadsheet of all representations made under Reg. 20 to Reg. 19 consultations December 2021
LPP2/CD1/15 Copies of all representations made under Reg. 20 to Reg. 19 consultation on Waverley Borough Pre-Submission Local Plan Part 2 (link only)  
LPP2/CD1/16 Copies of all representations made under Reg. 20 to Reg. 19 consultation on Addendum to Pre-Submission Local Plan Part 2 (link only)  
LPP2/CD1/17 Statement of compliance with the Duty to Cooperate Local Plan Part 2: Site Allocations and Development Management Policies Regulation 19 November 2020
LPP2/CD1/18 Local Development Scheme October 2021
LPP2/CD1/19 Statement of Community Involvement July 2019
LPP2/CD1/20

Report to Executive on 6 October 2020 (Item 7)

Annexes and Recommendations (link only)

October 2020
LPP2/CD1/21

Report to Council on 20 October 2020 (Item 9.1)

Annexes and Decisions (link only)
October 2020
LPP2/CD1/22

Report to Executive on 22 September 2021 (Item 3)

Annexes and Recommendations (link only)
September 2021
LPP2/CD1/23

Report to Council on 22 September 2021 (Item 3.1)

Annexes and Decisions (link only)
September 2021
LPP2/CD1/24

Report to Executive and Council on 14 December 2021 (Item 3 and Item 9.4)

Annexes and Recommendations (link only)
December 2021
LPP2/CD1/25 Updated Schedule of Minor Modifications April 2022
LPP2/CD1/26 Updated Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications (Version 3) June 2022
Supporting Documents
LPP2/CD2/01 Waverley Borough Council Land Availability Assessment November 2020
LPP2/CD2/02 Waverley Borough Council Land Availability Assessment - Addendum October 2021
LPP2/CD2/03 Waverley Borough Council Level 2 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment December 2016
LPP2/CD2/04 Local Plan Part 2: Flood Risk and Sequential Test Assessment November 2020
LPP2/CD2/05 Local Plan Part 2: Flood Risk and Sequential Test Assessment Addendum October 2021
LPP2/CD2/06 Topic Paper: Areas of Strategic Visual Importance November 2020
LPP2/CD2/07 Topic Paper: Green Belt November 2020
LPP2/CD2/08 Topic Paper: Haslemere Hillsides November 2020
LPP2/CD2/09 Topic Paper: Godalming Hillsides and Frith Hill ASEQ November 2020
LPP2/CD2/10 Topic Paper: Local Green Spaces November 2020
LPP2/CD2/11 Topic Paper: Settlement Boundaries November 2020
LPP2/CD2/12 Topic Paper: Settlement Boundaries Addendum October 2021
LPP2/CD2/13 Topic Paper: Space Standards November 2020
LPP2/CD2/14 Topic Paper: Farnham Aldershot Strategic Gap November 2020
LPP2/CD2/15 Topic Paper: Town and Local Centres November 2020
LPP2/CD2/16a Topic Paper: Housing Number, Assessment and Allocations November 2020
LPP2/CD2/16b Note on Amended Housing Supply Numbers November 2020
LPP2/CD2/17 Topic Paper: Housing Number, Assessment and Allocations Addendum October 2021
LPP2/CD2/18 Topic Paper: Gypsy and Traveller Sites November 2020
LPP2/CD2/19 Local Plan Part 2 Viability Report September 2020
LPP2/CD2/20 Local Plan Part 2: Equalities Impact Assessment September 2020
LPP2/CD2/21 Green Belt Site Appraisals: Milford, Witley and Wormley August 2020
LPP2/CD2/22 Landscape and Visual High-Level Review of Proposed Allocated Sites October 2020
LPP2/CD2/23 Landscape and Visual High-Level Review of Proposed Allocated Sites Technical Addendum October 2020
LPP2/CD2/24 Landscape and Visual High-Level Review of Proposed Allocated Sites Addendum July 2021
LPP2/CD2/25 Waverley Borough Local Plan Part 1: Strategic Policies and Sites February 2018
LPP2/CD2/26 Waverley Borough Local Plan Part 1 Inspector’s Report February 2018
LPP2/CD2/27 Authority Monitoring Report 2019/20 July 2021
LPP2/CD2/28

Five Year Housing Land Supply Position Statement – base date 1 April 2021

Appendices to Five Year Housing Land Supply Position Statement – base date 1 April 2021

November 2021
LPP2/CD2/29 Factual Update to Five Year Housing Land Supply Position December 2021
LPP2/CD2/30 Waverley Interim 5-Year Traveller Accommodation Supply Position - base date 20 December 2021 December 2021
LPP2/CD2/31 Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment March 2018
LPP2/CD2/32 Local Plan Part 1 List of Core Documents December 2016 (updated in 2017)
LPP2/CD2/33 Waverley Air Quality Action Plan July 2008
LPP2/CD2/34 Waverley Infrastructure Delivery Plan December 2016
LPP2/CD2/35 Infrastructure Delivery Schedule Update July 2021
LPP2/CD2/36 Surrey Transport Plan (LTP3) Various
LPP2/CD2/37 Surrey County Council Vehicular and Cycle Parking Guidance January 2018
LPP2/CD2/38 Farnham Infrastructure Programme  
LPP2/CD2/39 Waverley Local Planning Enforcement Plan June 2013
LPP2/CD2/40a Waverley Landscape Study - Part 1: Farnham & Cranleigh August 2014
LPP2/CD2/40b Waverley Landscape Study - Part 2: Haslemere & Godalming August 2014
LPP2/CD2/40c Waverley Landscape Study - Part 3: Local Landscape Designations August 2014
LPP2/CD2/41 Waverley Conservation Area Appraisals Various
LPP2/CD2/42 Bramley Neighbourhood Plan 2017-2032 October 2021
LPP2/CD2/43 Chiddingfold Neighbourhood Plan 2013-2032 May 2021
LPP2/CD2/44 Farnham Neighbourhood Plan 2013-2032 January 2020
LPP2/CD2/45 Godalming and Farncombe Neighbourhood Plan 2017-2032 April 2019
LPP2/CD2/46 Haslemere Neighbourhood Plan 2013-2032 August 2021
LPP2/CD2/47 Witley Neighbourhood Plan 2017-2032 November 2020
LPP2/CD2/48 Hindhead Avoidance Strategy (2011) July 2011 (Updated November 2018)
LPP2/CD2/49 Habitats Regulations Assessment of the Hindhead Concept Statement December 2010
LPP2/CD2/50 Wealden Heaths: Habitats Regulations Information Note for Proposed Development within Close proximity to the Wealden Heaths Phase I and II SPA April 2014
LPP2/CD2/51 Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area Avoidance Strategy July 2016 (Updated April 2021)
LPP2/CD2/52 Thames Basin Heaths Delivery Framework February 2009
LPP2/CD2/53 Employment Land Review (2016) April 2016
LPP2/CD2/54 Waverley Borough Council Local Plan 2002 April 2002
LPP2/CD2/55 Waverley Town Centres Retail Study Update February 2013
LPP2/CD2/56 Housing Delivery Test Measurement Rulebook (2018) July 2018
LPP2/CD2/57 Housing Implementation Topic Paper (from LPP1) December 2016
LPP2/CD2/58a Green Belt Review August 2014 - Part 1 August 2014
LPP2/CD2/58b Green Belt Review August 2014 - Part 2 August 2014
LPP2/CD2/59 Waverley Borough Council Economic Strategy 2018 - 2032 October 2018
LPP2/CD2/60 West Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment (2015) - Waverley Addendum December 2015
LPP2/CD2/61  Waverley Climate Change & Sustainability SPD May 2022
LPP2/CD2/62 Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd v Royal Tunbridge Wells BC High Court Decision February 2017
LPP2/CD2/63

Regulation 18 Local Plan Part 2 Preferred Options

Appendix 1 - Space Standards

Appendix 2 - Settlement Boundaries

Appendix 3 - Site Allocations

May 2018
LPP2/CD2/64

Regulation 18 Sustainability Appraisal

Regulation 18 Sustainability Appraisal - Non-technical summary

Regulation 18 Sustainability Appraisal - Appendices 

May 2018
LPP2/CD2/65

Overview & Scrutiny Environment Committee Report on Local Plan Part 2 - 22 Oct 2018

Annexe 1 - LPP2 Draft Pre-Submission

October 2018
LPP2/CD2/66 Waverley Residential Extensions Supplementary Planning Document October 2010
LPP2/CD2/67 Mix Sussex District Plan Main Modifications Schedule March 2018
LPP2/CD2/68 P&CR Report on Oxted Residential Ltd v Secretary of State (Tandridge case) February 2015
LPP2/CD2/69 DLA Delivery Ltd v Dewes DC (Newick PC) Judgment February 2017
LPP2/CD2/70 Dartford Borough Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2017] March 2017
LPP2/CD2/71 Dartford Borough Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2016] January 2016
LPP2/CD2/72 Menthuen-Campbell v Walters [1979] June 1978
LPP2/CD2/73 Planning Law Encyclopaedia Extract - P55.54   
LPP2/CD2/74 Lichfields Start to Finish Report (Second Edition) February 2020
LPP2/CD2/75 Dunsfold Park Garden Village Supplementary Planning Document February 2022
LPP2/CD2/76 Mid Devon Local Plan Self and Custom Build Extract July 2020

 

Reference number Document Date
ID-01 Preliminary Matters for the Council 14 February 2022
ID-02 Note on modifications 20 April 2022
ID-03 Examination guidance note 6 May 2022
ID-04 Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions (MIQs) 6 May 2022
ID-05 Provisional hearings programme V8 20 July 2022
ID-06 Inspector's focused questions 5 August 2022
ID-07 Provisional hearings programme for September 5 August 2022

 

Reference number Document Date
WBC-LPP2-01

Waverley Borough Council Response to Inspector's Preliminary Matters

Appendices to WBC Response to Inspector's Preliminary Matters

11 March 2022
WBC-LPP2-02 Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Update 25 March 2022
WBC-LPP2-03 Statements of Common Ground Position Update 8 April 2022
WBC-LPP2-04 Statement of Common Ground between Waverley Borough Council and Surrey County Council 8 April 2022
WBC-LPP2-05 Statement of Common Ground between Waverley Borough Council and National Highways 8 April 2022
WBC-LPP2-06 Statement of Common Ground between Waverley Borough Council and the Environment Agency 22 April 2022
WBC-LPP2-07 Statement of Common Ground between Waverley Borough Council and Historic England 28 April 2022
WBC-LPP2-08

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 1

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 1 (Appendix 1 - Atkins)

17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-09 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 2 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-10 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 3 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-11 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 4 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-12 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 5 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-13 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 6 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-14

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 7

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 7 (Appendix 1 - Thames Water response to the Pre-Submission Addendum consultation)

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 7 (Appendix 2 - Natural England response to the Pre-Submission consultation)

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 7 (Appendix 3 - National Trust Car Park - Surrey County Council Transport Comments on WA-2011-1833)

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 7 (Appendix 4 - Land at Andrews Decision Notice WA-2022-00498)

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 7 (Appendix 5 - United Learning response to the Pre-Submission consultation)

Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 7 (Appendix 6 - Thames Water response to the Old Grove planning application (WA-2021-02876))

17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-15 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 8 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-16 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 9 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-17 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 10 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-18 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 11 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-19 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 12 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-20 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 13 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-21 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 14 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-22 Waverley Borough Council response to MIQs - Matter 15 17 June 2022
WBC-LPP2-23 Statement of Common Ground between Waverley Borough Council and Natural England 4 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-24 Waverley Borough Council Opening Statement to the Examination Hearings 12 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-25 Note on MM81 and MM82 13 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-26 Note on query from Savills obo Redwood South West in regard to availability of LPP2 Addendum consultation documents 13 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-27 Anticipated Rate of Development for Sites Allocated in LPP2 15 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-28 Waverley Local Plan Part 2 Submission Plan Consolidated Habitats Regulations Assessment 18 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-29

Update to Local Plan Part 1 Appendix C - Housing Trajectory

Appendix 1 - Housing Completions 2013-2022

Appendix 2 - Outstanding Planning Permissions

Appendix 3 - Dunsfold Park assumptions on housing trajectory

Appendix 3 - Dunsfold Park Position Statement

18 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-30 Parish Housing Allocations 1 April 2022 18 July 2022
WBC-LPP2-31 Correspondence with Surrey County Council on site DS19 20 July 2022

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