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Notice ID: BIR2255536

Notice effective from
18th November 2021 to 18th December 2021

Public Notice
Notice is hereby given that St Helens Borough Council is consulting on the Proposed Main Modifications to the St Helens Borough Local Plan 2020 - 2035 Submission Draft, in accordance with the relevant legislation. The consultation starts today, Thursday 18 November 2021 and closes at 5pm on Thursday 13 January 2022.
The new Local Plan will set out how much new development for housing, employment and other uses should take place in the Borough, where this development should take place and policies to be taken account of when assessing planning applications for development. Once adopted, the Local Plan will be used to guide development in the Borough.
The Main Modifications proposed to be made to the Local Plan Submission Draft are those that the Inspectors examining the Local Plan have identified as necessary in order for the Local Plan to be found 'sound'. These are provided without prejudice to the Inspectors' final conclusions, which will be provided in their Report in due course.
The relevant consultation documents include the Proposed Main Modifications Schedule, and the Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulation Assessment of the Proposed Main Modifications. These are provided alongside the St Helens Borough Local Plan Submission Draft 2020-2035 and associated Policies Map.
These documents are available on the dedicated Local Plan Main Modifications consultation webpage:

. Paper copies are available for inspection within the stated opening times at all libraries currently open within St Helens Borough. Library details can be viewed here:

. Further documents for background information are available via the main Examination Library page on the Council's website.
Representations can be submitted using an online form on the dedicated consultation website above, via email to:

or by post to: Freepost LOCAL PLAN, St Helens Borough Council, St. Helens Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP. All representations must be received within the timescales set out above, and will then be shared with the appointed Planning Inspectors for their consideration.
For more information on the Local Plan please contact the Development Plans Team by telephone: 01744 676190 or email:



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St Helens Council

Contact Centre , Wesley House , St Helens , Merseyside , WA10 1HF 01744 676 789


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