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Part IE+W Modification of Procedure for Making or Altering Schemes

Procedure before and after deposit of proposalsE+W

1In Schedule 7 to the principal Act (simplified planning zones) for paragraphs 5 to 7 there is substituted—E+W

Steps to be taken before depositing proposalsE+W

5(1)A local planning authority proposing to make or alter a simplified planning zone scheme shall, before determining the content of their proposals, comply with this paragraph.

(2)They shall—

(a)consult the Secretary of State having responsibility for highways as to the effect any proposals they may make might have on existing or future highways,

(b)if they are the district planning authority, consult the county council—

(i)as county planning authority, and

(ii)as to the effect which any matters the district planning authority are considering including in the proposals might have on existing or future highways, and

(c)consult or notify such persons as regulations may require them to consult or, as the case may be, notify.

(3)They shall take such steps as may be prescribed or as the Secretary of State may, in a particular case, direct to publicise—

(a)the fact that they propose to make or alter a simplified planning zone scheme, and

(b)the matters which they are considering including in the proposals.

(4)They shall consider any representations that are made in accordance with regulations.

Procedure after deposit of proposalsE+W

6Where a local planning authority have prepared a proposed simplified planning zone scheme, or proposed alterations to a simplified planning zone scheme, they shall—

(a)make copies of the proposed scheme or alterations available for inspection at such places as may be prescribed,

(b)take such steps as may be prescribed for the purpose of advertising the fact that the proposed scheme or alterations are so available and the places at which, and times during which, they may be inspected,

(c)take such steps as may be prescribed for inviting objections to be made within such period as may be prescribed, and

(d)send a copy of the proposed scheme or alterations to the Secretary of State and to the Secretary of State having responsibility for highways and, if they are the district planning authority, to the county council.

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Commencement Information

I1Sch. 5 para. 1 wholly in force; Sch. 5 para. 1 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 84(2); Sch. 5 para. 1 in force for certain purposes at 25.11.1991 by S.I. 1991/2728, art. 2 and in force at 9.11.1992 so far as not already in force by S.I. 1992/2413, art. 2 (subject to art. 3 of that S.I.).

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2(1)For paragraph 8(1) to (3) (objections: local inquiry or other hearing) there is substituted—E+W

Procedure for dealing with objectionsE+W

8(1)Where objections to the proposed scheme or alterations are made, the local planning authority may—

(a)for the purpose of considering the objections, cause a local inquiry or other hearing to be held by a person appointed by the Secretary of State or, in such cases as may be prescribed, appointed by the authority, or

(b)require the objections to be considered by a person appointed by the Secretary of State.

(2)A local planning authority shall exercise the power under sub-paragraph (1), or paragraph (a) or (b) of that sub-paragraph, if directed to do so by the Secretary of State.

(2)For paragraph 11(3) and (4) (consideration of objections, etc., by Secretary of State) there is substituted—

(3)Where on taking the proposals into consideration the Secretary of State does not determine then to reject them he shall, before determining whether or not to approve them, consider any objections made in accordance with regulations (and not withdrawn) except objections which—

(a)have already been considered by the local planning authority or by a person appointed by the Secretary of State, or

(b)have already been considered at a local inquiry or other hearing.

(4)The Secretary of State may—

(a)for the purpose of considering any objections and the views of the local planning authority and of such other persons as he thinks fit, cause a local inquiry or other hearing to be held by a person appointed by him, or

(b)require such objections and views to be considered by a person appointed by him.

(5)In considering the proposals the Secretary of State may consult with, or consider the views of, any local planning authority or any other person; but he need not do so, or give an opportunity for the making or consideration of representations or objections, except so far as he is required to do so by sub-paragraph (3).

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Commencement Information

I2Sch. 5 para. 2 wholly in force; Sch. 5 para. 2 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 84(2); Sch. 5 para. 2 in force for certain purposes at 25.11.1991 by S.I. 1991/2728, art. 2 and in force at 9.11.1992 so far as not already in force by S.I. 1992/2413, art. 2 (subject to art. 3 of that S.I.).

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