Broxtowe Part 2 Local Plan Examination

Broxtowe Part 2 Local Plan Examination

The Broxtowe Part 2 Local Plan has been submitted to the Secretary of State and will now be examined by an independent Inspector . This page provides details of the examination.

Information on the examination is provided on this page or by following the links below:

The Inspector

The Secretary of State has appointed Helen Hockenhull BA(Hons) B.PI MRTPI to undertake the independent examination into whether the Broxtowe Part 2 Local Plan is sound and complies with all the legal requirements. The criteria for soundness are whether the Plan’s policies are positively prepared, justified, effective and consistent with national policy.

Programme Officer

Lisa Snow has been appointed as the Programme Officer for the examination and will deal with all procedural, administrative and programming matters. She is independent from the Council and reports directly to the Inspector. All correspondence or queries relating to the examination should be directed to the Programme Officer.

Contact details:

Lisa Snow
c/o Broxtowe Borough Council
Foster Avenue

Telephone: 07548153624 Email:

Hearing sessions

The Inspector will conduct a series of public hearings as part of the examination process.  Further details will be added to this page in due course.

Examination library

The Examination Library (Part 1 and Part 2) contains a list of documents submitted for examination and background documents that have informed the production of the Local Plan Publication Draft (September 2016) version. It also contains documents relating to the examination, and will be updated as the examination progresses.

The consultation on the Part 2 Local Plan Publication Version (September 2017) ran for a period of 6 weeks from Monday 18 September to Friday 3 November. Representations received during this period are being sent to the Inspector as part of the evidence base for submission.  The Part 2 Local Plan was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on 3rd August 2018. 

The Examination process

If you wish to find out in more detail how the examination will be carried out the Planning Inspectorate has produced a useful guide.

View the Examining Local Plans Procedural Practice Guide (Opens in a New Window)

Planning Policy
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