West of England Joint Spatial Plan

JSP Examination

The West of England Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) was submitted to the Secretary of State on 13 April 2018. Mr Malcolm Rivett BA (Hons) MSc MRTPI and Mr Steven Lee BA (Hons) MA MRTPI have been appointed as Inspectors to conduct the Examination and determine whether the JSP is sound and legally compliant.

The hearing sessions for the JSP will be confirmed by the Inspectors in due course. It is currently anticipated that these will begin in Spring/Summer 2019.

Below is the list of the examination documents. Click on the title of the document to view the relevant document.

The JSP submission library can be found here.

Examination Documents

ED01 - Inspectors' initial letter to councils - 1 June 2018

WoE01 - West of England Joint Council's Response to Inspectors’ letter ED01- 18th June 2018

WoE01 - Annex 1 WoE Schedule of Responses to ED01- 18th June 2018

WoE01 - Annex 2 Compliance Schedule with the Duty to Cooperate - 18th June 2018

ED02 - Inspectors' second letter to councils - 28th June

WoE02 - West of England Joint Councils Response to Inspectors letter ED02 - 23rd July

WoE02 - West of England Joint Councils Response to Inspectors letter ED02 Annex 1 - 23rd July

ED03 - Inspectors' third letter to councils - 1st August

ED04 - Inspectors' fourth letter to councils - 28th August

WoE03 - West of England Joint Councils Response to Inspectors letter ED03 - Annex 1 - 17th September

WoE04 - West of England Joint Councils Response to Inspectors letter ED03 and ED04 - 17th September

Please note that the Inspectors have indicated that they are not inviting, nor are anticipating accepting, any comments on these letters from parties other than the Councils at this stage. Details on arrangements for the submission of further statements in relation to the Plan from other parties will be published in due course.

Further relevant documents will be added as the Examination progresses.

West of England Examination Documents

WED 001 - November Consultation Explanatory Note (Nov 2018)

WED 002 - Schedule of Proposed Changes (Nov 2018)

WED 003 - Duty to Cooperate Paper (Nov 2018)

WED 004 - Justification of the requirements for the 12 Strategic Development Locations in Policy 7-7.12

WED 005 - Updated Viability Assessment (November 2018)

WED 005A -Viability Appendix I 

WED 005B - Viability Appendix IIa

WED 005C - Viability Appendix IIb 

WED 005D - Viability Appendix IIc

WED 005E - Viability Appendix IId

WED 005F - Viability Appendix IIe SDL Typologies

WED 005G - Viability Appendix IIe SDL Appraisal Summaries

WED 005H - Viability Appendix III

WED 006 - Updated Employment Evidence (Nov 2018)

WED 006A - Employment Evidence Appendix 3 Supply Schedule

WED 006B - Historic Completions Data

WED 006C - Updated Employment Evidence (Jan 2019)

WED 006D - Revisions to WED 006 – an explanatory note in light of corrections to historic completions (Jan 2019)

WED 007 - Transport Topic Paper 8 (update Nov 2018)

WED 008 - Emerging Findings Transport Report (Nov 2018)

WED 009 - Consolidated Sustainability Appraisal (Nov 2018)

WED 009A - Consolidated Sustainability Appraisal non-technical summary

WED 009B - Addendum to the Consolidated Sustainability Appraisal Report

WED 009C - Consolidated Sustainability Appraisal Appendices

WED 010 - Updated Habitat Regulations Assessment (Nov 2018)

WED 010A - Updated Habitats Regulations Assessment Appendices 

WED 011 - Wider Bristol HMA Strategic Housing Market Assessment Volume II – establishing the need for all types of housing

WED 012 - Bath HMA Strategic Housing Market Assessment Volume II – establishing the need for all types of housing

WED 013 - JSP Policy 3 – the Affordable Housing target – clarification of approach

WED 014 - West of England Joint Spatial Plan Technical Evidence Work Consultation (Nov 18) Engagement report, March 2019

WED 014A - Engagement Report Appendix 1 – Stakeholder letter

WED 014B - Engagement Report Appendix 2 – List of locations for printed copies of consultation documents

WED 014C - Engagement Report Appendix 3 – Statistical data on consultation respondents 

West of England Technical Evidence Work Consultation Key Issues Reports 

WED 001/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 001 November Consultation Explanatory Note (Nov 2018)

WED 002/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 002 Schedule of Proposed Changes (Nov 2018)

WED 003/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 003 Duty to Cooperate Paper (Nov 2018)

WED 004/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 004 Justification of the requirements for the 12 Strategic Development Locations in Policy 7-7.12

WED 005/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 005 Updated Viability Assessment (Nov 2018)

WED 006/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 006 Updated Employment Evidence (Nov 2018)

WED 007/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 007 Transport Topic Paper 8 (update Nov 2018)

WED 008/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 008 Emerging Findings Transport Report (Nov 2018)

WED 009/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 009 Consolidated Sustainability Appraisal (Nov 2018)

WED 010/R - Key Issues Report Technical Evidence Work Consultation: WED 010 Updated Habitat Regulations Assessment (Nov 2018)

Background documents

Background documents produced by the four West of England authorities in support of Local Plan policy, referenced within JSP evidence base documents and other Examination commentary.

Bath & North East Somerset background documents can be found here:

Bristol City Council background documents can be found here:

North Somerset background documents can be found here:

South Gloucestershire background documents can be found here:

 

Consultation responses 

All representations made to the West of England Joint Spatial Plan Publication Document consultation (Regulation 19) and Joint Spatial Plan Technical Evidence work consultation are also available to view online via the below links:  

Joint Spatial Plan Publication Document consultation (Regulation 19) Representations

Joint Spatial Plan Technical Evidence Work consultation Representations

 

Programme Officer

The four West of England Councils have appointed Robert Young who is independent of the Councils and will report directly to the Inspectors.

Contact details of the Programme Officer include:
Email address - Robert.Young@n-somerset.gov.uk 
Telephone number - 07719 036 117

If you made representations on the JSP Publication Plan or the JSP Technical Evidence Consultation, the Programme Officer will be in contact with you in due course.

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