Joint Core Strategy - Proposed Changes

Joint Core Strategy - Minor Proposed Changes.

03.0 Introduction

Change ID

Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC001/I

Para. 3.8

Amend the paragraph to read as follows:

"The Localism Act 2011 and the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 have introduced a range of changes to the planning system including provisions for the removal of Regional Spatial Strategies, the introduction of Neighbourhood Plans and changes to the former Local Development Framework system in favour of Local Plans. Consequently the Joint Core Strategy now becomes a Local Plan alongside a range of other Local Plans covering different locations or topicsThe Joint Core Strategy forms part of the West Northamptonshire Local Development Framework (LDF): a folder of documents that will guide development and use of land in West Northamptonshire for the Plan period up to 2026. Regard has been had in the preparation of this Joint Core Strategy to the recent planning system reforms and changes have been proposed, where appropriate, to reflect the planning reforms including the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Consequently the Joint Core Strategy is now in full accordance with the policies in the NPPF."

To reflect changes to the planning system since 2011.

 JPU Officer

Change ID

Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC002/I

Para. 3.9

In the first sentence delete "The LDF will replace old style", and delete "and".

In the second sentence delete "Subsequent parts of the LDF" and replace with "Some Local Plans".

Amend the third sentence as follows:

"The West Northamptonshire Local Development Scheme (LDS) approved in June 2012February 2010 sets out the full list of Local Plansor Local Development Documents (LDDs) that will be produced in West Northamptonshire, who will produce them and when."

Delete the fourth sentence of the paragraph and replace with:

"In addition to the Local Plans listed in the West Northamptonshire Local Development Scheme Northamptonshire County Council are responsible for the preparation of the Northamptonshire Minerals and Waste Development Local Plan (previously known as the Minerals and Waste Development Framework or NMWDF). Regard has been had to the NMWDF in the preparation of this JCS. Both when promoters are preparing development proposals and when local planning authorities are considering planning applications regard should be had to the content and requirements of the NMWDF."

  • To reflect changes to the planning system since 2011 and to reflect the revised Local Development Scheme.
  • To clarify the relationship between the JCS and the Northamptonshire Minerals and Waste Development Local Plan.

 JPU Officer

Change ID

Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC004/I

Existing Para. 3.13 (New Para. 3.14)

In the first sentence add "Adopted".

In the second sentence add "Adopted" and replace "the DPDs that make up the WN LDF" with "new Local Plans".

Amend the third sentence to read: "Policies will not be replaced all at once,as there will bethe WN LDF isa series of separate Local PlansDPDs."

Add "Adopted" to the fourth sentence.

Add "unless they are not consistent with the National Planning Policy Framework." To the end of the fourth sentence of the paragraph.

To reflect changes to the planning system since 2011.

 JPU Officer

Change ID

Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC005/I

Existing Para. 3.15 (New Para. 3.16)

In the first sentence delete "planning guidance and" and replace with "national".

To reflect changes to the planning system since 2011.

 JPU Officer

Change ID

Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC006/I

Existing Para. 3.17 (New Para. 3.18)

In the first sentence replace "this" with "the Changes to the" and replace "June 2011" with "November 2012".

In the second sentence delete "published for comment at the same time as being".

In the fourth sentence delete the first part: "Subject to the timing of the enactment of the Localism Bill which may change the nature of the Inspector's Report and the final stages of plan preparation".

In the fourth sentence delete "which will be binding".

In the fifth sentence replace "required" with "recommended".

In the last sentence of the paragraph replace "May 2012" with "October 2013".

To reflect changes to the planning system since 2011 and to reflect the revised Local Development Scheme.

JPU Officer