Consultation on Modifications to Gypsy and Traveller DPD

Closed 23 Nov 2018

Opened 8 Oct 2018

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Following the Examination on 3 and 4 September 2018, to consider the soundness of the submitted Winchester District Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpersons Development Plan Document  ‘Traveller DPD’, the Council has been informed by the Inspector Louise Crosby MA MRTPI, that subject to including a number of modifications that were discussed during the Examination Hearings, that the DPD could be found sound in due course.

The Council has now compiled a series of Modifications to the Traveller DPD, which reflect matters in response to representations and discussion at the hearings. These Modifications are published for consultation for 6 weeks from 8th October until midday 23rd November 2018.

Please note that comments are only sought on the new Modifications and cannot be made on other elements of the Plan. At this stage, you are only able to make comments in relation to legal compliance, the duty to cooperate and the soundness of the proposed Modifications. Please ensure your representation clearly refers to the modification reference. The Council has published a schedule of Main Modifications, which reflect the matters raised during the Examination, together with a schedule of Additional Modifications, which the Council  is proposing to add further clarity to the DPD.

The Modification schedules together with the Sustainability Appraisal / Strategic Environmental Assessment/Habitats Regulation Assessment (SA/SEA/HRA), can be viewed online on the City Council’s website

Your comments should be sent using the online form provided below. All responses must be received no later than noon on 23rd November 2018.  

Please be aware that all comments we receive will be publicly available and will be included on our website.


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