South Northamptonshire Local Plan - Examination

Hearing Statements

The following written statements have been received in response to the Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions.

Matter 1 - Legal Compliance, Procedural Requirements and the Duty to Co-operate and general consistency with the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy

Matter 2 - Spatial Strategy and Development Principles

Matter 3 - Whether the Local Plan’s housing policies (including for Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showperson sites) are robustly based and consistent with national policy

Matter 4 - Whether the Local Plan’s policies and allocations in relation to Town Centres, Economy and Employment are robustly based and consistent with national policy

Matter 5 - Whether or not the Local Plan would secure high quality sustainable design and safeguard the District’s historic character

Matter 6 - Whether or not the Local Plan would promote healthy communities and include appropriate provision for sport and recreation

Matter 7 - Whether the Local Plan is based on a strategy which seeks to meet infrastructure needs, and would it be effective in meeting these needs?

Matter 8 - Would the Local Plan appropriately safeguard the District’s landscape character, open spaces and natural environment?

Matter 9 - Would effective arrangements be in place for the monitoring of the Local Plan?