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Consultation on revised Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

 

Section 18 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 requires local planning authorities to produce a Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) which explains how they will engage local communities and other interested parties in producing their Local Plan and in determining planning applications.

 

Stockport Council’s current SCI was adopted in 2010. An update is now required to reflect changes to the Council’s planning service, to national legislation/regulations and to some specific stakeholder organisations. The update is also needed to recognise the consultation arrangements being put in place for the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF), a joint plan which will set out an overarching strategy for how the 10 councils in Greater Manchester will manage the supply of land for development over the next 20 years.

 

The Council invites you to make comments on a draft revised version of the SCI which can be viewed from Monday 10th August 2015 at:

Comments must be received no later than 9.00am on Monday 21st September 2015 and can be submitted:

To assist in the efficient use of resources the Council would prefer to receive comments via the online version or by email. Comments cannot be treated as confidential and you must give your name and contact details. The Council is unlikely to be able to consider comments received after the deadline.

 

Woodford Aerodrome Opportunity Site SPD: Consultation Document Closed 15 October 2012

 

Stockport Council is producing a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the Woodford Aerodrome Opportunity Site, to provide guidance for the future development of the site and illustrate how relevant policy requirements of the Borough’s Core Strategy (2011) might best be met.

 

As part of the Local Development Framework (LDF), the Core Strategy identifies the former aerodrome as an ‘opportunity site’ and supports the preparation of a SPD as the best way to guide the future redevelopment of the site.

 

The Council has prepared a Consultation Document and a period of consultation will be taking place for 6 weeks from Monday 3rd September 2012 to Monday 15th October 2012 during which time all those interested are encouraged to comment.

 

How can you get more information and get involved?

 

All Woodford SPD related documents will be available on our website (via www.stockport.gov.uk/woodfordspd) or by contacting the Planning Policy Team.  Comments can be submitted online, emailed or by post.  You are strongly encouraged to make representations via the online version of the document, where you can also view comments submitted by other consultees.

 

The consultation documents include:

  • Woodford Aerodrome Opportunity Site SPD: Consultation Document
  • Sustainability Appraisal
  • Report of Survey.

These can also be seen at local libraries, Stockport Direct Local Centres, or at the Council’s Planning Reception (Fred Perry House, Edward Street, Stockport SK1 3UR).

 

Open Days

In addition, the Council will be holding two Open Days at Woodford Community Centre, Chester Road, Woodford on Friday 7th September 3pm – 8pm and Saturday 29th September 10am – 3pm.

 

For more information either visit our website or contact the Planning Policy Team via planning.policy@stockport.gov.uk.

 

Richard Wood

Planning Policy Manager

 

 

Previous Public Consultations

 

LDF Enforcement DPD: Preferred Options Consultation (Closing date was 6th August 2012)

The Council is producing a plan to help enforce planning policies that guide appropriate, sustainable development.

 

The Enforcement DPD will set out how the Council should carry out its planning enforcement activities.

 

A period of consultation on the first stage of preparing this plan will be taking place for 6 weeks from 25th June 2012 to 6th August 2012 during which time all those interested in the plan are encouraged to comment.

 

The plan (called the ‘Enforcement DPD’) will assist in securing compliance with the Council’s adopted Core Strategy. It will become part of the Local Development Framework (LDF) and will provide the Borough-Wide framework for the Council taking formal Planning Enforcement action.

 

The Council has set down in a document called ‘The Enforcement DPD: Preferred Options’ its preferred approach to the prioritisation of enforcement cases in the Borough, the expectations of the Enforcement Service and how best to inform the Enforcement Service if you are concerned about development or the condition of a property. Your views are welcomed on the preferred options set out in the document. 

 

How can you get more information and get involved?

 

All Enforcement DPD related documents are either available on our website (via www.stockport.gov.uk/enforcementdpd) or by contacting the Planning Policy Team.  Comments can be submitted online, emailed or by post.  You are strongly encouraged to make representations via the online version of the document, where you can also view comments submitted by other consultees.

 

The consultation documents include:

  • Enforcement DPD: Preferred Options
  • Sustainability Appraisal Report including:
  • Sustainability Appraisal / Strategic Environment Assessment
  • Sustainability Appraisal – Annex 1: Sustainability Wheel Outputs,
  • Sustainability Appraisal – Annex 2: Equalities Impact Assessment,
  • Appropriate Assessment / Habitats Regulations Assessment.

These can be seen at local libraries, Stockport Direct Local Centres, or at the Council’s Planning Reception (Fred Perry House, Edward Street, Stockport SK1 3UR).

 

For more information either visit our website or contact the Planning Policy Team on 0161 474 4395 between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

 

 

Stockport (LDF) Consultation on Land Allocation for Significant Sites for Development up to 2026 (Closing Date 28th Nov 2011)

 

                                     Your Place, Your Plan

 

The Council is producing a plan to allocate land and provide policies to guide appropriate, sustainable development.

 

Such development could include housing, employment, retail, leisure or sport and recreation, as well as options to safeguard and improve the environment.

 

A period of consultation on the first stage of preparing this plan will be taking place for 6 weeks from 17th October 2011 to 28th November 2011 during which time all those interested in the plan are encouraged to comment.

 

The plan (called the ‘Allocations DPD’) will set out the Council’s proposals for land and buildings on significant sites which are likely to be subject to major development proposals up to 2026.  The purpose of this is to ensure that planning can help address issues that are faced by local areas as well as the borough as a whole (such as providing affordable housing). The Allocations DPD follows on from the Core Strategy adopted earlier this year and must be accordance with it.

 

The Allocations DPD will generally set out a preferred use or mix of uses for each specific site. These sites will eventually update, replace or introduce new development sites from those on the existing Unitary Development Plan Review Proposals Map for Stockport.

 

The Allocations DPD will become an important factor in making planning decisions in the Borough.

 

How can you get more information and get involved?

 

All Allocations DPD related documents are available on our website via www.stockport.gov.uk/allocationsdpd. They can also be seen at local libraries, Stockport Direct Local Centres, or at the Council’s Planning Reception (Fred Perry House, Edward Street, Stockport SK1 3UR).

 

Comments can be submitted online, emailed or by post.  You are strongly encouraged to make representations via the online version of the document, where you can also view comments submitted by other consultees.

 

The consultation documents include:

  • Allocations DPD: Issues and Options Paper
  • Sustainability Appraisal Screening Report and annexes

October Area Committees

You are invited to Public forums at each of the seven Area Committee meetings which will be taking place on 24th-27th October to discuss the Allocations DPD: Issues and Options Paper.

 

For more information either visit our website or contact the Planning Policy Team on 0161 474 4395 between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday or reply to this email.

 

Regards,

 

Richard Wood

Planning Policy Manager

 

Threat to Woodford Green Belt?

Threat to Woodford Green Belt? In addition to the BAE Woodford which will be the subject of a SPD, four other sites have been identified within or bordering on Woodford for potential development. All these are within existing Green Belt.

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Council sought views on licensing policies

Stockport Council is currently undertaking a review of its licensing policies for alcohol and entertainment premises. As part of the review residents and local business operators were encouraged to give their views on the effectiveness of the Council’s current licensing policies. The findings from the review will influence the Council’s new licensing policies for alcohol and entertainment premises for the next three-year period.

 

Section 5 of the Licensing Act 2003 requires that each licensing authority must prepare and publish a statement of its licensing policy every three years.

 

The Council’s licensing consultation document can be viewed, together with the current licensing policies, at all libraries in the borough, Stockport Direct Centres, or on the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/licensing

 

The closing date for people to give their views on the Council’s existing licensing polices was Friday, 15th October 2010.

 

Stockport LDF Core Strategy DPD: Consultation on Proposed 'Submission' Documents

Stockport Council has published the Core Strategy Development Plan Document (DPD) Proposed ‘Submission’ Documents. In line with the regulations which guide the Core Strategy’s preparation, the Council has invited comments on the legality and soundness of the document.

 

The period for comments to be made closed on Monday 19th July 2010.

 

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Public Consultation on Stockport's Statement of Community Involvement - Consultation closed 4Th May 2010

A draft revised Statement of Community Involvement has been produced, taking into account new legislation and regulations. For full details, click here. The document is a PDF and you will need the free 'Adobe Reader' to view it. You can get it from the Adobe website here.

 

Stockport LDF Core Strategy DPD - Public Consultation Closed 24th March 2010

Following last year's Public Consultation on the Core Strategy DPD (a high level, strategic document that set down the broad distribution of future housing, economic, shopping and other development that is needed in Stockport up to 2026), the Council prepared a draft of the Core Strategy, which it intends to publish formally and submit to the Government later this year. In order to ensure that the final version was likely to be considered acceptable it undertook a short period of consultation to seek public views on the proposed Core Policies and Development Management Policies that will form section 3.1 of the Core Strategy DPD.

 

Section 3.1 (including the draft policies) is currently available at http://stockport-consult.limehouse.co.uk/portal/pp/ldfcs/draftcspolicies together with comments submitted during the consultation period. (See in particular Section 3.1.9 Woodford Aerodrome Opportunity Site).

 

There will be an opportunity to comment further when the document is formally published (programmed for June of this year).

 

If you require any further information or wish to discuss any matters in relation to this consultation or the wider LDF please contact the Council by email (planning.policy@stockport.gov.uk) or by telephone (0161 474 4395).

 

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