The Council submitted the Carlisle District Local Plan (2015-2030) to the Planning Inspectorate on 22 June 2015.
This page should be viewed alongside the
submission webpage from which the submitted version of the Plan and accompanying Policies Maps, via the Examination Document Library, may be accessed. The examination document library also contains a full set of representations submitted at the Local Plan Publication stage.
28 July 2016 - The Inspector's final report has now been issued and may be viewed here. The Carlisle District Local Plan 2015-2030 was formally adopted by the council on 8 November 2016.
Planning Inspector Claire Sherratt DIP URP MRTPI was appointed to undertake an independent examination into the soundness of the Local Plan and to subsequently issue a report with her conclusions.
All correspondence to or from the Inspector was via an independent Programme Officer. Tony Blackburn was appointed to fulfil this role. Now that the Inspector's report has been issued, the role of the Programme Officer has ended and any future enquiries should initially be sent to
The Inspector opened the hearings on Tuesday 1 December at the Civic Centre, Rickergate, Carlisle, CA3 8QG - due to exceptional flooding the final two days of hearings were postponed until 19 - 20 January 2016.
Examination Document Library contains a full set of documents relevant to the Examination.