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St Helens Borough Local Plan 2020-2035 (Submission Draft)

Representation (i.e. Comment) Form

Please also read the Representations Form Guidance Note

Please ensure the form is completed by no later than 5pm on Monday 13th May 2019. Any comments received after this deadline cannot be accepted. This is an extension from the previous deadline of 13th March 2019. This extension will apply for all individuals and groups across the borough.

If you have already made a comment, you do not need not make repeated comments. All comments that were originally submitted will be taken into consideration.

This form has two parts:

Part A – Personal Details
Part B – Your Representation(s).


Please note that you must complete Parts A and B of this form. It is not possible to save a draft and return to it at a later date - you will need to complete each form in one session.

1. Your Details

2. Your Agent's Details (if applicable)

(We will correspond via your agent)

Please be aware that anonymous forms cannot be accepted and that in order for your comments to be considered you MUST include your details above.

Please note: e-mail is the Council’s preferred method of communication. If no e-mail address is provided, we will contact you by your postal address.

Please submit your completed form by no later than 5pm on Monday 13th May 2019.


If you require further information, please see the FAQs at www.sthelens.gov.uk/localplan. If you still need assistance, you can contact us via:

Email: planningpolicy@sthelens.gov.uk
Telephone: 01744 676190


The Council intends to submit the St.Helens Borough Local Plan 2020-2035 Submission Draft to the Government’s Planning Inspectorate for Examination. All representations made will be forwarded to the Planning Inspectorate for consideration during the Examination.


We process personal data as part of our public task to prepare a Local Plan, and will retain this in line with our Information and Records Management Policy. For more information on what we do and on your rights, please see the data protection information at www.sthelens.gov.uk/localplan.

Many thanks for taking the time to fill out this form; your co-operation is gratefully received.

Now please complete PART B of this form, setting out your representation/comment.

Please submit separate Part B forms for each comment/representation.


Please use a separate form Part B for each representation, and complete together with Part A so we know who has made the comment. Please also read the guidance note that accompanies this form before you complete it.

Please read the guidance note for explanations of legal compliance and the tests of soundness.

Please read the guidance note for explanations of the tests of soundness.

If you wish to SUPPORT the legal compliance or soundness of the Local Plan, please also use this box to set out your comments.
7. Please set out what modification(s) you consider necessary to make the Local Plan legally compliant or sound, having regard to the matter you have identified at 6. above where this relates to soundness (please note that any non-compliance with the duty to cooperate is incapable of modification at examination). You will need to say why this modification will make the Local Plan legally compliant or sound. It will be helpful if you are able to put forward your suggested revised wording of any policy or text. Please be as precise as possible.

Please note: your representation should cover succinctly all the information, evidence and supporting information necessary to support/justify the representation and suggested modification, as there will not normally be a subsequent opportunity to make further representations based on the original representation at the publication stage.

After this stage, further submissions will be only at the request of the Inspector, based on matters and issues he/she identifies for examination.

Please note: the Inspector will determine the most appropriate procedure to adopt to hear those who have indicated that they wish to participate at the oral part of the examination.

Thank you for taking the time to complete this response form. Please save a copy of your comment offline for your own records before clicking 'Submit' below to send it to us. If you wish, you can make another comment by visiting www.sthelens.gov.uk/localplan.