Fenland District Council
Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)
Public Consultation Notice
Notice is hereby given that Fenland District Council has published a draft Developer 1Contributions SPD for public consultation under the provision of Regulations 12 and 13 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) Regulations 2012.
The Developer Contributions SPD has been prepared to support Policy LP13 Part (b) of the Fenland Local Plan 2014. This notice sets out how the public and stakeholders will be consulted on the draft SPD.
Purpose of this SPD
The purpose of this SPD is to provide details on the Council's approach to securing developer contributions. The SPD will provide clarity to developers, planning officers, stakeholders and local residents regarding the basis on which developer contributions will be sought. The SPD details the type of developer contributions that may be required.
Public Consultation: Opportunity to Comment
In accordance with the Fenland Statement of Community Involvement (June 2013), for the purposes of this consultation, this SPD has been circulated and made available as follows:
· Available for viewing and downloading from the Fenland District Council website.
Details of the consultation period and how to submit comments are also featured on the website:
· A press release containing details of the SPD consultation has been issued to the local media.
· Hard copies placed for viewing in the following locations across the district:
Fenland Hall Business Reception, County Road, March, PE15 8NQ (Mon to Thurs - 9.00am to 5.00pm, Fri - 9.00am to 4.45pm)
Chatteris Community Hub, 2 Furrowfields, Chatteris, PE16 6DY (Mon, Wed and Fri - 10am to 5pm, Tues - 2pm to 5pm, and Sat - 10am to 1pm)
March @ Your Service Shop, 8 Broad Street, March, PE15 8TP (Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri - 9am to 4pm, and Sat - 9am to 12.00noon)
Whittlesey @ Your Service Shop – until 6 December 2014, 3 Causeway Centre, Whittlesey, PE7 1AU (Tues, Thurs and Fri - 9am to 4pm, and Sat - 9am to 12.00noon)
Whittlesey Community Hub - from 15 December 2014, 31-35 Market Street, Whittlesey, PE7 1BA (Mon and Fri - 9am to 5pm, Tues and Sat - 9am to 1pm, Wed 9am to 12.00noon)
Wisbech @ Your Service Shop, 2-3 Bridge Street, Wisbech, PE13 1AF (Mon to Fri - 9am to 4pm, and Sat - 9am to 12.00 noon)
All Libraries (including the Mobile Library)
March Library - City Road, March PE15 9LT (Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri - 9.30am to 5pm, Thurs – 9.30am to 7pm, Sat – 9.30am – 4pm)
Wisbech Library - 5 Ely Place, Wisbech PE13 1EU - (Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri - 9.30am to 5pm, Tues – 9.30am to 7pm, Sat – 9.30am – 4pm)
Chatteris Library (Chatteris Community Hub) – details as above
Whittlesey Library (Whittlesey Community Hub from 15th December) – details as above
· Organisations/bodies and individuals that we consider will be affected or interested in the SPD, or may be involved in the delivery of the SPD, have been notified of the consultation via post or email.
The consultation period on this draft Developer Contributions SPD will run from Friday 5 December 2014 until 5pm on Thursday 15 January 2015.
Please note: comments received after this deadline will not be taken into consideration.
The Town and County Planning (Local Planning) Regulation 2012 requires us to consult not less than 4 weeks on the SPD. Our consultation period is 6 weeks to allow for Christmas and New Year holidays which occur during this time.
Comments can be submitted via either: