Joint Core Strategy - Proposed Main Modifications

Introduction

Introduction

        Introduction

1.1   LUC has been appointed by the West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit (JPU) to carry out additional Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) work in relation to the 'Proposed Main Modifications' proposed for the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy (JCS) Pre-Submission version as amended (as submitted, December 2012), which is currently undergoing examination.

1.2   This report forms an addendum to the HRA Report for the Pre-Submission JCS [1], as amended by the HRA Addendum Report that accompanied the Proposed Changes to the JCS [2]. As such, it does not contain all of the information normally presented within an HRA Report and should be read in conjunction with the two reports referenced above in order to gain a full understanding of the potential for the JCS, as amended by the Proposed Main Modifications, to affect the integrity of any European site.

1.3   The HRA Addendum report is structured as follows: 

  • Chapter 1: Introduction.
  • Chapter 2: Background.
  • Chapter 3: Methodology.
  • Chapter 4: Results of HRA Screening of the Proposed Main Modifications.
  • Chapter 5: Appropriate Assessment of the Proposed Main Modifications and conclusions.
  • Appendix 1: HRA Screening of Proposed Main Modifications
  • References.