The Council submitted their Partial Review documents to the Planning Inspectorate on 21st October 2020.

This page should be viewed alongside the submission webpage from which the original submission library may be accessed. The submission library also contains the full set of representations that arose from the consultation between 23 July and 3 September 2020. See also Latest News entry 21 January and library item EL1.001.

Latest News

28 October - The Inspector's final report has now been received and can be viewed here. No further communications should be addressed to the Inspector and any further queries should be directed to the Council at The Council anticipate taking the Partial Review incorporating the Inspector's modifications to the next Council meeting with a recommendation for adoption.

Archived Partial Review Latest News Items

22 September - responses in respect of the recent Modifications consultation are now available in the webpage library as items EL5.007a-b. These are presently with the Inspector for review and further details concerning the progress of the Examination will be available in the weeks ahead.

28 July - The Council are consulting on proposed Main Modifications for 6 weeks commencing 29th July and closing at 5pm on 9th September 2021. Relevant documents may be found in the EL5 library section below; in particular, please read EL5.001 before making representations.

28 June - the Council have recently concluded a short consultation with two relevant representors regarding Policy H2 (Density and Mix of New Residential Development). The original invitation and responses may be found in the EL4 library section below. Having considered the responses the Council recommends Option 1 and further considers that no modification to H2 is necessary for the soundness of the Partial Review. The Council's recommendation and the EL4 library items are now with the Inspector for her consideration.

26 May - the Council's response to the Inspector's recent letter has been added to the Examination library as item EL3.004b.

5 May - the Inspector has issued a letter to the Council regarding housing numbers and Wyre's unmet need. This is available in the library as EL3.004a. Other than seeking the Council's acknowledgement and subsequent actions, the Inspector is not inviting comments on this letter.

12 April - following the recent Hearing a document titled Implications of the Alternative Housing Requirement has now been added to the webpage library as item EL3.003. Other outstanding topics arising from the Hearing are still under consideration and a further update will be provided in due course.

18 March - The Examination Hearing took place over 17-18 March and the Council have been asked to carry out a modest amount of further work to assist the Inspector with her deliberations.

9 March 2021 - New documents have been added to the Examination library: EL1.006 being an update of the Examination Hearing programme, and EL1.007 comprising Zoom Guidance Notes for participants.

24 February 2021 - The deadline for responses to the Inspector's Matters Issues and Questions has now passed. Responses received may be found in library section EL2 below. The Programme Officer will be in touch shortly with intended participants concerning preparations for the hearing sessions. Details for observers only will also be added to the webpage in good time ahead of the Examination hearing.

29 January 2021 - The Matters Issues and Questions document EL1.003d has been modestly updated and replaced with a version 2. Details of the changes are noted at the end of the new document. The draft hearing programme has also been updated.

29 January 2021 - The Council's Notification of Examination Hearing has been added to the library as item EL1.004.

26 January 2021 Examination hearing dates have now been scheduled for 17-18 March. The Inspector's Matters Issues and Questions (MIQs) and other related items have been added to the Examination library below - documents EL1.003a-e.

21 January 2021 A Representation submitted modestly late by Lancashire County Council has now been accepted as an Examination document - this may be viewed in the library section below as EL1.001.

21 January 2021 The Council submitted its Draft Annual Position Statement (Submission library document no. EDPR11) to the Planning Inspectorate on 31st July 2020. Subsequently, the Inspector’s Report on the Council’s Draft APS has been received. It confirms that the Council has a five-year housing land supply for the year to October 31st 2021. Accordingly, the Council has provided related documents as follows:
• APS Inspector’s Report;
• Final Fylde APS for 2020 Incorporating Inspector’s Recommendations (update of document EDPR11); and
• Five-Year Supply Position Statement Partial Review Version (update of document EDPR12 incorporating APS Inspector’s recommendations).
These are available via the Examination library below (entries EL1.002a-c).
The Inspector

Mrs Yvonne Wright BSc(Hons) DIPT&CP MSc MRTPI was appointed to undertake an independent examination into the soundness of the Partial Review and subsequently issued the report with her conclusions.

The Programme Officer

Tony Blackburn was the Programme Officer for this Examination. Now that the Inspector's final report has been issued, his duties are concluded and as mentioned above, any further queries should be addressed to the Council.

The Examination Hearing

The Examination Hearing took place over 17-18 March 2021 and was held virtually by Zoom. Provision was also made for observers to view the event via YouTube; the Hearing was not recorded.

Further Examination library items

EL1 Items added to the library since Submission
Document LinkDocument NameDateAuthor
EL1.001LCC Representation 030920203 September 2020Marcus Hudson - Head of Planning Lancashire Council Council
EL1.002aFylde APS Report FINAL27 October 2020Katie McDonald MSc MRTPI - The Planning Inspectorate
EL1.002bFylde APS 2020 finalOctober 2020Fylde Council
EL1.002cFive Year Supply Position Statement Partial Review Version Nov 2020November 2020Fylde Council
EL1.003aEmail-260121 from Programme Officer to representors re Examination dates and MIQs etc.26 January 2021Programme Officer
EL1.003bFylde PR Examination Guidance Note v26012126 January 2021Inspector
EL1.003cFylde PR Hearing sessions v29012129 January 2021Inspector
EL1.003dFylde PR MIQs V2 29012129 January 2021Inspector
EL1.003ePlanning Inspectorate Privacy Notice Amendment for Local Plan Examinations19 January 2021The Planning Inspectorate
EL1.004Fylde Council - Notification of Examination hearing FINAL29 January 2021Fylde Council
EL1.005Letter to Inspector - Mods129 January 2021Fylde Council
EL1.006Fylde PR Hearing sessions v3 010321-39 March 2021Inspector
EL1.007Fylde Zoom Hearings Instructions for participants - v0503219 March 2021Inspector

EL2 MIQ responses
Document Link CommentSubject
EL2.001aLetterHome Builders Federation
EL2.001bMatter 1Home Builders Federation
EL2.001cMatter 2Home Builders Federation
EL2.001dMatter 3Home Builders Federation
EL2.002aMatter 1Gladman Developments
EL2.002bMatter 2Gladman Developments
EL2.003aMatter 1Lichfields on behalf of Taylor Wimpey
EL2.003bMatter 2Lichfields on behalf of Taylor Wimpey
EL2.004a(i)Matter 1Cassidy & Ashton re Home Farm
EL2.004a(ii)Matter 1 (Appendix CA1)Cassidy & Ashton re Home Farm
EL2.004b(i)Matter 2 Cassidy & Ashton re Home Farm
EL2.004b(ii)Matter 2 (Appendix CA1a)Cassidy & Ashton re Home Farm
EL2.004b(iii)Matter 2 (Appendix CA1b)Cassidy & Ashton re Home Farm
EL2.004b(iv)Matter 2 (Appendix CA2)Cassidy & Ashton re Home Farm
EL2.004b(v)Matter 2 (Appendix CA3)Cassidy & Ashton re Home Farm
EL2.005aMatter 1Emery Planning for Wainhomes and Hollins Strategic
EL2.005bMatter 2Emery Planning for Wainhomes and Hollins Strategic
EL2.006Matters 1, 2 & 3Fylde Council
EL2.007Matter 2De Pol Assoc re Concert Living

EL3 Items added following the start of the Hearing: 17-18th March

Document LinkDocument NameDateAuthor
EL3.001Fylde Council: Opening Statement15th March 2021Jonathan Easton
Counsel for Fylde Council
EL3.002Report on the Examination of the Fylde Local Plan to 2032 (as adopted on 22nd Oct 2018)18th September 2018Inspector: Yvonne Wright BSC (Hons) DipTP MSc DMS MRTPI
EL3.003Implications of alternative Housing requirement12th April 2021Fylde Council
EL3.004aPost Hearing letter to Fylde Council April 202130th April 2021Inspector: Yvonne Wright BSC (Hons) DipTP MSc DMS MRTPI
EL3.004bLetter to Inspector Post Hearing26th May 2021Fylde Council

EL4 - Policy H2 Consultation Items

Document LinkDocument NameDate Author
EL4.001aThe Council's invitation to the two representors (Smith Love and HBF)9 June 2021Fylde Council
EL4.001bPolicy H2 - Proposed Changes v19 June 2021Fylde Council
EL4.001cPolicy H2 - Proposed changes v29 June 2021Fylde Council
EL4.001dPolicy H2 - Proposed changes v39 June 2021Fylde Council
EL4.002Consultation Response from Smith Love22 June 2021Smith Love Planning Consultants
EL4.003Consultation Response from HBF24 June 2021HBF

EL5 – Partial Review of Fylde Local Plan to 2032 – Main Modifications public consultation

Document LinkDocument NameDateAuthor
EL5.001Consultation Letter28 July 2021Council
EL5.002Draft Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications for Consultation28 July 2021Council
EL5.003Economic Viability Assessment Review Addendum Report28 July 2021Council
EL5.004Sustainability Appraisal Addendum Main Modifications28 July 2021Council
EL5.005Effect of NPPF21 on the Partial
28 July 2021Council
EL5.006Draft Additional Modifications Schedule28 July 2021Council
EL5.007aCopies of Representations to the Main Modification 22 September 2021Council
EL5.007bSummary of Representations Main Modifications22 September 2021Council