Consultation on the Schedule of Main Modifications to the Draft Waverley Borough Local Plan Part 2

Public consultation on the Schedule of Main Modifications to the Local Plan Part 2 and related documents will take place from Friday 9 December 2022 to 5.00pm Friday 27 January 2023.

The examination of the Local Plan Part 2 by an independent Planning Inspector, Mr GJ Fort BA PGDip MCD MRTPI, is ongoing. As part of the process, the Council has requested that the Inspector recommends any Main Modifications that he considers necessary to make the plan sound and legally compliant (to allow it to be adopted). Following hearing sessions held in July and September 2022, the Council has worked with the Inspector to prepare the Schedule of Main Modifications, addressing matters identified during the examination and updating other elements of the plan as necessary. The Main Modifications are put forward without prejudice to the Inspector’s final conclusions.

The Schedule of Main Modifications and other consultation documents are being consulted upon for a period of seven weeks to give interested parties the opportunity to comment. At this stage, representations are only being sought on the proposed Main Modifications and related changes to the Adopted Policies Map, and any comments made should focus on their soundness and legal compliance aspects. Comments may also be made on the Addenda to the Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulations Assessment of Local Plan Part 2 relating to the Main Modifications.

Please note that representations on aspects of Local Plan Part 2 that are unaffected by the proposed Main Modifications cannot be accepted at this stage. Please do not repeat any comments that you have made on the plan at previous stages as these have already been taken into account by the Inspector.

Further information about the Main Modifications process in particular, and the examination in general, is set out in the Planning Inspectorate’s Procedure Guide, the Inspector’s Guidance Note (document reference ID-03), and the Inspector’s Hearings Closing Note (document ID-10), which are all available on the Examination Website.

This consultation has now closed, you are no longer able to make a response.


  • Opened
    9 Dec 2022 at 00:00
  • Closed
    27 Jan 2023 at 17:00
  • Response to be published
    28 Feb 2023

Consultation Documents

Supporting Documents

  • Schedule of Additional Modifications
    A Schedule of Additional Modifications (minor corrections and factual updates). These do not form part of the formal consultation and, while the Council will consider any comments relating to them, these will not be considered by the Inspector as the Additional Modifications do not materially affect the policies in the Local Plan.
  • Tracked-Changes version of the Draft Plan (LPP2) showing the Main Modifications
    A tracked-changes version of the Submission Local Plan Part 2: Site Allocations and Development Management Policies, which has been prepared to assist in understanding the proposed Main Modifications. This also shows the Additional Modifications.