Latest news and updates

This page provides the latest news and updates on the  SADPD examination. These are shown with the most recent news first.

Latest news
9 September 2021 The Inspector has published his matters, issues and questions part 2 matters 8-12 [INS/10 (PDF, 133KB)]. The deadline for receipt of responses is 1 October 2021.
27 August 2021

The Inspector issued a letter [INS/09 (PDF, 242KB)] in relation to the start of the Hearing. The letter also included the examination guidance note [INS/06 (PDF, 199KB)], draft Hearing programme [INS/07 (PDF, 113KB)] and part 1 of the Inspector's matters, issues and questions [INS/08 (PDF, 255KB)]. For information, please note the following key dates:

  • Friday 17 September, 12:00 midday: Deadline to confirm with the Programme Officer whether you wish to exercise the right to be heard.
  • Friday 24 September, 12:00 midday: Deadline for submission of statements for Matters 1-7.
  • Friday 1 October, 12:00 midday: Deadline for submission of statements for Matters 8-12.
  • Tuesday 12 October, 10:00am: Hearing sessions open. 
27 August 2021 Notice is given that the Hearing into the Cheshire East Local Plan: Site Allocations and Development Policies Document will commence at 10:00am on Tuesday 12 October 2021. The sessions will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams, to overcome restrictions on venue capacity due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Further details may be found in the Notice of Commencement of Hearings [INS/05 (PDF, 18KB)]
26 August 2021 The council sent a letter [CEC/02 (PDF, 115KB)] to the Inspector regarding the Poynton Sports Club Mitigation Strategy [CEC/02a (PDF 8.5MB)] requesting that the document be accepted by the Inspector as additional evidence. The Inspector responded to the council [INS/04 (PDF, 81KB)] stating that he is willing to accept the document is additional evidence and will refer to it in his Matters, Issues and Questions (MIQs), which will form the basis for discussion at the Hearing and will be published shortly.
30 July 2021 The council has responded to the Inspector's initial questions [CEC/01 (PDF, 492KB)] as set out in his letters [INS/02 (PDF, 98KB] and [INS/03 (PDF, 81KB)].
27 July 2021 Following the publication of the revised National Planning Policy Framework on 20 July 2021, the Inspector has sent a further letter to the council [INS/03 (PDF, 81KB)] and added an additional question to his letter dated 12 July 2021 [INS/02 (PDF, 98KB)].
13 July 2021 The Inspector sent a letter setting out his initial questions to the council [INS/02 (PDF, 98KB)]. The Inspector has asked the council to respond by 30 July 2021. 
29 April 2021 The  SADPD has been submitted for examination.
19 March 2021 The decision to submit the  SADPD for examination was made at the meeting of the full council on 19 April 2021.