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Local Plan – inspector submits initial comments

Published Tuesday 31 July 2018

The Planning Inspector appointed to examine the new Harborough Local Plan has submitted his initial observations.

Planning Inspector Jonathan Bore has presented his initial questions and comments to Harborough District Council which have been published on the Harborough District Council website at

The district council will formally respond to the questions in the next two weeks and publish these responses on the council website.

Once adopted, the new Local Plan will set out planning policies in the Harborough district up to 2031. It will make sure development meets strategic priorities for housing, employment, community facilities, transport and other infrastructure needed to support development.

In October 2018, a number of informal debates – known as ‘hearing sessions’ – on any relevant matters identified by the Inspector will take place in the council chamber at The Symington Building in Market Harborough.