Local Plan Consultation

Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:13 by Cathy Walsh

Local Plan Consultation

Harborough Local Plan 2011-2031: Proposed Submission and Consultation on the Status of Scraptoft Local Nature Reserve

Harborough District Council is consulting on the Harborough Local Plan 2011-2031 Proposed Submissiondocument in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 and on the Status of Scraptoft Local Nature Reserve.

The Proposed Submission Local Plan, Policies Map, Sustainability Appraisal, Habitat Regulations Assessment Screening Opinion, Consultation on the Status of Scraptoft Local Nature Reserve and related documents are available to view and comment on via our website at the following link:


The Local Plan is important because it will help determine the scale and location of new development, whilst protecting and improving the environment and people's quality of life.

The period for submission of representations will run for six weeks from Friday 22nd September to Friday 3rd November 2017. Representations should arrive no later than 5.00pm on 3rd November 2017. Anonymous comments or comments received outside these dates will not be accepted.

Full details on how to make representations is available at the link above, together with a guide to the Local Plan.

There will be a number of drop-in events during the consultation where you can find out more about the Local Plan and advice on how to make your representations. Full details of dates, times and venues are below:

  • Saturday 7th October, 9:30am – 2:30pm, The White House, Scraptoft
  • Saturday 14th October, 9:30am – 2:30pm, Three Swans, Market Harborough
  • Saturday 21st October, 9:30am – 2:30pm, Wycliffe Rooms, Lutterworth

If you have any queries about this consultation, or are unable to access the website to make a response, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of the Strategic Planning Team. You can telephone the team direct on 01858 821160 or send an email to planningpolicy@harborough.gov.uk.

Please find attached a copy of the Statement of Representation Procedure. This includes full details of the consultation arrangements, together with details of the venues where printed copies of the Local Plan Proposed Submission, Policies Map and Sustainability Appraisal can be viewed at a number of locations throughout Harborough District. All evidence documents relating to the Local Plan may be viewed at the following link and are also available in digital form at the venues listed in the Statement of Representation Procedure:


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