Timeline of Examination Events

Listed below is a summary of the key events and documents submitted during the progress of the Local Plan Examination.

For a full list of documents submitted at each stage of the Examination, please see:

Actions Date Reference
Local Plan submitted 23 December 2016  
Planning inspector's initial questions to Barnsley Council 14 February 2017 ID001
Council's opening response to inspector's initial questions 15 February 2017 BMBC001
Council's subsequent response to inspector's initial questions
Note to the inspector in relation to the Housing White Paper
28 February 2017 BMBC002
BMBC003 
SHMA Addendum and Housing Background Paper Briefing Note 29 March 2017   BMBC004
Letter from Inspector to Council 4 April 2017 ID005
Council response to follow up items 6 April 2017 BMBC005
Stage 1 Briefing Note
Stage 1 Matters, Issues and Questions
Stage 1 Draft Hearing Timetable 
6 April 2017
6 April 2017
6 April 2017
ID002
ID003
ID004
Response from Inspector to KiG 24 April 2017 ID006
Letter from Inspector to Council 24 April 2017 ID007
Response to Inspector re Timetable of Hearing Sessions 2 May 2017 BMBC006
Barnsley Local Plan Examination Hearings MIQ Responses  3 May 2017 BMBC007
Link to Stage 1 Hearing Statements 3 May 2017  
Stage 1 Hearing Programme 5 May 2017 ID008
Local Plan Minor Modifications (V1.2)
Policy Revisions in Light of the Inspector's Comments May 2017 [Final]
15 May 2017
15 May 2017
SD30
SD30
Documents submitted before and during Stage 1 of the Examination in Public 26 May 2017  
Stage 2 Briefing Note
Stage 2 Matters, Issues and Questions 
Stage 2 Draft Hearing Timetable 
12 June 2017
12 June 2017
12 June 2017
ID009
ID010
ID011
Link to Stage 2 Hearing Statements 10 June 2017   
Stage 2 Hearing Programme 27 July 2017 ID012
Barnsley LP Interim Findings Stages 1 & 2 15 August 2017 ID014 
SCR Integrated Infrastructure Plan - Distribution of Jobs Assumptions Report 2014 22 August 2017 EB181
BMBC Response to Interim Findings Stage 1 & 2 22 August 2017 BMBC025  
Stage 3 Examination Briefing Note
Stage 3 Hearing Programme
Stage 3 Matters, Issues & Questions 
22 August 2017
22 August 2017
22 August 2017
ID015
ID016 
ID017
Update from BMBC on Follow Up Items from Stage 2 
Table of Safeguarded Land Proposed in the Local Plan 
22 August 2017
22 August 2017
BMBC026
BMBC027
Stage 3 Attendance Programme 22 September 2017 ID018
Stage 3 Hearing Statements 28 September 2017  
Letter from Inspector to Council  2 October 2017 ID019
Note from Inspector to Council - Modifications Capable of being progressed following Stage 2 2 October 2017 ID020
Barnsley Brownfield Register 3 October 2017 EB183
Housing Site Yield Calculations  5 October 2017 BMBC029
Barnsley Local Plan Housing Trajectory 5 October 2017 BMBC030
Follow up items - Stage 3 main matters 10, 11 & 12 16 October 2017 ID021
Programme of Additional Work Arising from Interim Findings  20 October 2017 BMBC031
Statement of Common Ground BMBC & BWC 20 October 2017 BMBC032
Village Settlement Assessments 20 October 2017 EB184
Extracts from SD4 relating to Stage 3 Hearing Discussions on Housing & Employment Site Selection Methodologies 20 October 2017 SD4
Follow up items - Stage 3 main matters 13, 14 & 15 27 October 2017 ID022
Letter from Inspector to Council 3.11.17 3 November 2017 ID024
Council Response to Inspector Letter ID024 3 November 2017 BMBC035
Agenda for Cabinet 15 November 2017 BMBC037
Site MU1 Updated Statement of Common Ground 21 November 2017 OP033
Agenda 12.12.17 Stage 3 Hearing Session 24 November 2017 ID025
Agenda 13.12.17 Follow Up Sessions 24 November 2017 ID026
Scoring Definitions Update to Village Settlement Assessment 1 December 2017 EB184
Stage 3 Final Attendance Programme  18 December 2017 ID023
Follow up items - Resumed MU1 Checklist  20 December 2017 ID027
Letter from Inspector to Council  20 December 2017 ID028
Addendum to Sustainability Appraisal 22 December 2017 SD4
Site MU1 Agricultural Land Grading 5 January 2018 OP034
LPPD 2016 Agricultural Land Grading 19 January 2018 OP035

The following documents for the Examination Consultation have been added under Stage 4:

• Examination Consultation Notification Letter (BMBC038)
• Stage 4 Examination Briefing Note (ID029)
• Stage 4 Matter’s Issues & Questions (ID030)
• Stage 4 Draft Hearing Programme (ID031)
• BMBC Background Paper 8 – Stage 4 – Work Arising from Inspector’s Interim Findings (BP8)
• Sustainability Appraisal Site Assessment Addendum (SD4)
• Proposed Site Plans (EB49)
• Proposed Site Assessments by Allocation (EB50)
• Habitats Regulations Assessment Addendum (SD16)
• Proposed Housing Site Yield Calculations (EB185)
• Updated Housing Trajectory (BP4)
• Examination Consultation Statement of Representations Procedure 2018 (SD12)

29 January 2018  

The following document has been added to the Examination Library:

  • Barnsley Local Plan Minor Modifications V1.4 (SD30)
29 January 2018 SD30
BMBC Cabinet Meeting Minutes 15 November 2017 1 February 2018 BP8

The following pre-stage documents have been added under Stage 4:

  • Letter from Keep It Green to Inspector (OP036) - 1 February 2018
  • Letter from Inspector to KIG (ID032) - 5 February 2018
  • Letter from KIG to Inspector (OP037) - 19 February 2018
  • Letter KIG from Inspector (ID033) - 23 February 2018
23 February 2018  

Stage 4 Hearing Programme

29 March 2018 ID034

ID035 - MM10 - 15 Follow Up Items from Stage 3 have been added under Stage 4

10 April 2018

ID035

Agendas for Stage 4 are now available under Stage 4 documents

12 April 2018

ID036

The council’s update concerning sites EC6 and EC7 at Oxspring has been added under Stage 4 documents

12 April 2018

BMBC039

BMBC Opening Statement has been added under Stage 4 documents

17 April 2018

BMBC040

J37 Chronology follow up item 27 has been added under Stage 4 documents

16 April 2018

BMBC041

The Inspector's letter following Stage 4 of the Examination (ID037), the Council's subsequent response (BMBC047) and the Inspector's note to the Council (ID038) can be found on the Stage 4 webpage.

7 June 2018

 

Stage 4 Final Hearing Programme has been added under Stage 4 documents

2 July 2018

ID039

Information relating to the Proposed Main Modifications Consultation has been added under Modifications Consultation

16 July 2018

 

Proposed Main Modifications Consultation - Resultant General Representations has been added under Modifications Consultation

4 September 2018

MC10

More updates regarding the local plan will be provided in due course