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Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites 2017

Online Questionnaire: Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites 2017

Introduction

This questionnaire asks questions about the proposed changes to the Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites 2017 as a whole and the changes to the documents that have informed and supported the plan.

If you would like to make comments about proposed changes to a particular section of the document rather than the document as a whole, please make those comments against the relevant section of the online version of the document using the comments forms embedded throughout. You can see links to all the sections of the online version of the document on the Contents page (link opens in a new window).

 

Question 1: The evidence base and submission documents

The Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites (2017) is based on up-to-date evidence. The evidence base documents contributing to the preparation of the plan are listed in Appendix D of the plan and can be found on our website at http://www.guildford.gov.uk/newlocalplan/evidencebase.

With regard to the proposed changes to the plan and evidence produced or updated since 18 July 2016, do you agree that the evidence used for the Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites (2017) is adequate, up-to-date and relevant?

If you make a comment about a specific evidence base document, please tell us which document you are commenting on.

 

Question 2: Legal Compliance

With regard to the proposed changes to the plan, do you consider the Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites (2017) as a whole is legally compliant?

Please provide the following information being as precise as possible:

  • why you consider it is or is not legally compliant and
  • what change(s) (if any) you consider necessary to make it legally compliant, explaining why this is the case.

 

Question 3: Soundness

With regard to the proposed changes to the plan, do you consider the Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites (2017) as a whole is sound?

Please provide the following information being as precise as possible:

  • why you consider it is or is not sound and
  • what change(s) (if any) you consider necessary to make it sound, explaining why this is the case.

 

Question 4: Duty to cooperate

With regard to the proposed changes to the plan, do you consider the Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites (2017) as a whole has complied with the Duty to cooperate?

Please provide the following information being as precise as possible:

  • why you consider it has or has not complied with the Duty to cooperate and
  • what change(s) (if any) you consider necessary to make it comply with the duty to cooperate, explaining why this is the case.

 

Question 5: The content of the plan

Question 5 of the paper version of this questionnaire asks you to make comments about the proposed changes to particular paragraphs, policies or site allocations in the Proposed Submission Local Plan: strategy and sites (2017).

If you are commenting online, we invite you to make your comments against the relevant section of the online version of the document. You can see links to all the sections of the document on the Contents Page (link opens in a new window).

 

 

Question 6: Any other comments?

Do you have any other comments that have not been covered by the previous questions?

Please note, comments will only be considered where they relate to proposed changes to the plan or documents that have been produced or updated since July 18 2016.