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Local Plan consultation and examination

Consultation and examination of the Local Plan and it's associated documents began years before it was finally adopted in April 2016. Important milestones are set out below.

December 2015 - Main Modifications

Consultation on the main modifications to the Local Plan was carried out from 10 December 2015 to 28 January 2016. Documents can be viewed on the online consultation portal.

August 2014 - The Local Plan submission

The Local Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State on 28th August 2014. The documents submitted can be viewed at the online  Examination Library

December 2013 - Additional consultation

Additional consultation took place between 27 December 2013 and 10 February 2014 and sought views on potential changes to Local Plan preferred options published in February 2013.

High Peak Local Plan Additional Consultation [12MB]

Sustainability Appraisal Report Additional Consultation Local Plan December 2013 [918KB]

February 2013 - Preferred options

Public consultation on the preferred options was carried out from Wednesday 27 February to Wednesday 10 April 2013. This consultation sought views on our preferred approaches for the key issues addressed by the Local Plan. A number of drop in sessions were run throughout the borough so that people could see the proposals and talk to planning officers.

High Peak Local Plan Preferred Options [3MB]

High Peak Local Plan Preferred Options - Maps [14MB]

Proposals map - Buxton [8MB]   Proposals map - Central Area North [6MB]

Proposals map - Central Area South [8MB]   Proposals map - Glossop [8MB]

Draft Sustainability Appraisal Report Preferred Options February 2013 [5MB]

Draft Habitat Regulations Assessment February 2013 [16MB]

Interim Infrastructure Delivery Plan [298KB]

Report of drop in sessions March 2013 [13MB]

Summary of consultation feedback to the High Peak Local Plan Preferred Options Consultation [3MB]

September 2012 - Options consultation

The Local Plan options consultation took place between 13 September and 25 October 2012. 

This consultation sought local people's views on options for a number of key issues such as housing requirements, potential housing development sites and possible changes to policies.

The feedback report from the drop in session can be found on the online consultation portal.

Consultation documents

Glossopdale High Peak Local Plan Options Consultation [14MB]

Central Area High Peak Local Plan Options Consultation [13MB]

Buxton High Peak Local Plan Options Consultation [12MB]

SA Scoping Report 2012 [8MB]

High Peak Local Plan Policy Consultation [3MB]

Options consultation - Summary of responses [925KB]

Have your say

The Local Plan has now been adopted and consultation has finished. However, if you'd like to register on the online consultation portal you'll be notified of any future relevant consultations.

Our online consultation portal allows you to:

  • read consultation documents online
  • submit your comments (registration required)
  • read all comments submitted by others

How to register to join the consultation portal [3MB]