The inspector has found that the Chelmsford Local Plan is sound.
The inspector wrote to us on 25 February 2020. The Inspector's Report says that the plan is legally compliant and sound. This is subject to a number of Main Modifications she identified in a schedule which accompanies her report.
The Inspector's Report brings the examination process to an end.
We will hold an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council on Wednesday 27 May to consider adopting the Local Plan. Due to coronavirus restrictions, this will be a virtual meeting.
We will publish the agenda and the supporting documents on Monday 18 May.
You can view the meeting online. We will publish the link to the live broadcast on Friday 22 May. You can use the link when the meeting starts at 7pm on Wednesday 27 May.
We suggest that you test your connection in advance or allow adequate time to ensure you are able to connect to the meeting. You can read the connection requirements.
You can ask a question or make a statement to the meeting. You need to send your question or statement to us 24 hours before the start of the meeting, that is by 7pm on Tuesday 26 May. We will publish valid questions on the agenda at least six hours before the start of the meeting.
If you want to ask your question online in person, you need to let us know, and make sure you give us the email address you want us to send the virtual meeting invitation to. You will have two minutes to ask your question or make your statement, and there is a maximum of 15 minutes for all questions/statements.
Your question or statement should relate only to the agenda items for this meeting. We will not allow questions which are
- substantially the same as another question
- about exempt or confidential information.
If we can’t answer the question at the meeting, we will send a written response after the meeting.
If you have a question about the meeting process and procedure you can contact Democratic Services or call 01245 606480.
If you have a question about the Local Plan, you can contact Planning Policy or call 01245 606330.