Listed below are the dates and times scheduled for the Hearing of Ashfield D.C.s Local Plan to be held at ADC's Offices in Kirkby town centre.
Day one is Monday 2nd October 2017 and Hearings run for 2 weeks.
PLEASE NOTE DAY 1 START TIME IS 9.30AM ALL OTHER DAYS START TIME IS 9.00AM
Examination of the Ashfield Local Plan Hearings timetable (Version 1: 9 August 2017) Week one Morning session 9.30am Afternoon session 2.00pm Day 1: Monday 2 October Opening Matter 1 – Legal requirements Matter 2 – Disability and the built environment Matter 4 – The spatial strategy Matter 3 – The need for housing and the housing requirement Morning session 9.00am Afternoon session 2.00pm Day 2: Tuesday 3 October Matter 5 – The supply of land for housing Matter 7 – Deliverability (the housing trajectory, infrastructure and viability) Day 3: Wednesday 4 October Matter 8 – Affordable housing (including Starter Homes) and housing for older people Matter 9 – Detailed policies concerning housing Day 4: Thursday 5 October Matter 6 – The Green Belt review Reserve (to be used in the event of hearing sessions over-running) Day 5: Friday 6 October Reserve (to be used in the event of hearing sessions over-running) Reserve (to be used in the event of hearing sessions over-running) Week two Morning session 9.00am Afternoon session 2.00pm Day 6: Monday 9 October Matter 10 – The basis for the housing allocations and the settlement boundaries Matter 11 – The housing allocations and the Main Urban Area boundaries: Hucknall Matter 13 – The housing allocations: The Rurals and the Named Settlement boundaries Day 7: Matter 12 – The housing allocations and the Main Urban Area Matter 12 – The housing allocations and the Main Urban Area boundaries: Tuesday 10 October boundaries: Sutton and Kirkby Sutton and Kirkby (cont) Day 8: Wednesday 11 October Matter 14 – Provision for gypsies, travellers and travelling showpeople Matter 15 – Economic development Matter 15 – Economic development (cont) Day 9: Thursday 12 October Matter 16 – Green infrastructure Matter 17 – Adapting to climate change Matter 18 – Protecting and enhancing the environment Matter 19 – Contributing to successful development Day 10: Friday 13 October Reserve (to be used in the event of hearing sessions over-running) Reserve (to be used in the event of hearing sessions over-running) The hearing sessions will be held in the Council Offices, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham NG17 8DA. Every effort will be made to keep to this draft timetable, but late changes may be unavoidable. Priority will be given to starting the debate on each matter at the appointed time, and it may be necessary to extend the discussion in the afternoon session. The Programme Officer will inform the participants of any late changes to the timetable, but it is the responsibility of the participants to keep themselves up to date with the arrangements and programme. Participants need to be ready to attend on the Reserve time indicated on the programme – this will be used if necessary to complete any unfinished sessions.