This is the CBC press release announcing the six week consultation on the revised Local Plan.
|Crawley 2035 Local Plan consultation|
|Crawley Borough Council has launched the next stage of consultation on its Local Plan.
The six-week consultation, which begins today (Monday 20 January), is for local residents, businesses and other interested stakeholders to make formal representations on any policy or allocation in the Local Plan, called Crawley 2035.
Crawley Borough Council’s vision for Crawley in 2035 is “a modern, vibrant town that stands proud of its achievements and uses its strengths to reach its potential. Its strong and diverse communities, neighbourhood structure, sustainable economic growth and excellent connections within and beyond the region will make it a place that people enjoy and want to live, work and visit”.
The Local Plan is an important document, setting out the strategic priorities for Crawley and the planning policies to deliver:
The draft submission Local Plan includes:
Councillor Peter Smith, Cabinet member for Planning and Economic Development, said: “This consultation is the last chance for residents to tell us what they think before it is examined by a Planning Inspector.
“So if you’re interested in the future sustainable development of our town please take part in this stage of consultation.”
The consultation runs until 5pm on 2 March. Comments must be based on whether you consider the plan to comply with legal requirements, the duty to co-operate and whether the plan is sound.
All responses will go to a Planning Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State.
To have your say and for more information on Crawley 2035 visit www.crawley.gov.uk/crawley2035
You can also email your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or send them to Local Plan Consultation, Strategic Planning, Crawley Borough Council, Town Hall, The Boulevard, Crawley RH10 1UZ.