West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit

Adopted December 2014

Joint Core Strategy

Examination 2013

Proposed Changes JCS 2012

Pre-Submission JCS 2011

Emergent JCS 2009

Regulation 25 Consultation 2009

Issues & Options 2007

2007 & 2008 Events

Adoption of the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy Local Plan (Part 1)

Adoption 15 December 2014

The West Northamptonshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee adopted the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy Local Plan (Part 1) on 15 December 2014.

The Joint Core Strategy was considered by an independent Inspector as part of Public Examination with hearings held in April/ May 2013 and March 2014.  The Inspector’s Report was received on 2 October 2014 and concluded that the Plan was “sound”, subject to Main Modifications.  The Adopted Joint Core Strategy incorporates the Modifications recommended by the Inspector.

The adopted Joint Core Strategy covers the administrative areas of Daventry District, Northampton Borough and South Northamptonshire District.

The Joint Core Strategy sets out the long-term vision and objectives for the whole of the West Northamptonshire area for the plan period up to 2029, and includes strategic policies to steer and shape development.

The following documents are now published in accordance with Regulations 26 and 35 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, as amended, and Regulation 16 of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004 (click on each for links):

West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy Local Plan (Part 1) Adopted (December 2014)

Inspector's Report (October 2014)

Adoption Statement (December 2014)

Sustainability Appraisal/ Habitats Regulations Assessment Adoption Statement (December 2014)

Sustainability Appraisal Reports (February 2011, July 2012 & December 2013)

Habitats Regulations Assessment Reports (February 2011, July 2012 & December 2013)