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Cheshire East Local Plan

Site Allocations and Development Policies Document
Statement of the Representations Procedure (17 November 2020)


The original Statement of the Representations Procedure dated 26 October 2020 has been updated to reflect: the extended period during which representations can be made; and the locations in which documents can be inspected.


Cheshire East Council proposes to submit the Site Allocations and Development Policies Document to the Secretary of State under Section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.


The Site Allocations and Development Policies Document was previously published in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations.

Representations were invited in accordance with Regulation 20 between 19 August and 30 September 2019.

A revised version of the Site Allocations and Development Policies Document has now been published in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations. Further representations are invited in accordance with Regulation 20.

Title of the Local Plan: The Site Allocations and Development Policies Document.

Subject Matter: The Site Allocations and Development Policies Document will set non-strategic and detailed planning policies to guide planning decisions and allocate additional sites to meet the overall development requirements set out in the Local Plan Strategy. It has been prepared to support the policies and proposals of the Local Plan Strategy by providing additional policy detail.

Area Covered: Cheshire East Borough, excluding the area within the Peak District National Park.
Representation Period: Monday 26 October 2020 to 5:00pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020. All representations must be received by the council by 5:00pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020.

Representations: May be made in writing or by way of electronic communication:
• Online, using the council’s consultation portal at https://cheshireeast-consult.objective.co.uk/portal/planning/cs/sadpd/rpdsadpd;
• By email to localplan@cheshireeast.gov.uk; or
• By post to SADPD Representations, c/o Print Unit, Cheshire East Council, Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA.

Your personal data will be processed in line with our Strategic Planning Privacy Notice, available online at www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/council_and_democracy/council_information/website_information/ privacy-notices/spatial-planning-including-neighbourhood-planning-team-privacy-notice.aspx.
Notification: Representations may be accompanied by a request to be notified at a specific address of any of the following:
i. The submission of the Site Allocations and Development Policies Document for independent examination under Section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004;
ii. The publication of the recommendations of the person appointed to carry out an independent examination of the Site Allocations and Development Policies Document under Section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004; and
iii. The adoption of the Site Allocations and Development Policies Document.

Proposed Submission Documents: Documents can be viewed using the council’s consultation portal at https://cheshireeast-consult.objective.co.uk/portal/planning/cs/sadpd/rpdsadpd. Selected proposed submission documents (including the Site Allocations and Development Policies Document; Draft Adopted Policies Map; Sustainability Appraisal; and Habitats Regulations Assessment) can also be viewed at public libraries in Cheshire East. In line with regulations to prevent the spread of Covid-19, all libraries will be closed between 5 November and 2 December. Outside of these dates, opening hours may be restricted due to Covid-19 and you are advised to check the current libraries opening times at www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/libraries/ libraries_opening_hours.aspx or telephone the 24 hour library information service on 0300 123 7739. If you are unable to inspect copies of the documents, please contact us using the details below to make alternative arrangements to inspect the documents during the representations period.

Further information and paper copies of all proposed submission documents can be requested from the Strategic Planning Team by email localplan@cheshireeast.gov.uk or telephone 01270 685893 (please leave a message). Please note that a reasonable charge may be made to cover printing and postage costs.

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