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2015 Examination of the Christchurch and East Dorset Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedules

Christchurch Borough Council and East Dorset District Council submitted their original Charging Schedules for examination to the Secretary of State on 5 December 2014.

Mr Jameson Bridgwater DipTP MRTPI was appointed by the Secretary of State as the Planning Inspector to undertake the examination of the Draft Charging Schedules.

Publication of the Examiner's Report

The councils received the Examiner's Report on the Examination of the Draft Christchurch and East Dorset Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule on the 10 July 2015.  The report recommends that the Draft Charging Schedules for Christchurch and East Dorset (as modified through the Statement of Modifications 5 December 2014, Statement of Further Modifications 23 January 2015 and Statement of Modifications Arising from the Examination of the Draft Charging Schedules 23 March 2015) be approved without changes.

Further information on the report and the next stages towards adoption of the Charging Schedules are available on the main Christchurch and East Dorset Community Infrastructure Levy pages.

Contact details

For further information concerning the 2015 examination, please now contact the planning policy team.

The Hearing Session

The hearing session was reconvened on Thursday 14 May 2015 at Christchurch Borough Council, Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Christchurch, BH23 1AZ.

The first part of the hearing session took place on Tuesday 17 March 2015 in the Council Chamber at Christchurch Borough Council. Following this, the examination was then adjourned to allow further amendments to the Draft Charging Schedules to be consulted upon.

Draft Hearing Programme

The Inspector has published his Draft Hearing Programme for the reconvened hearing session.

The first day's Draft Hearing Programme is also still available to view.

Inspector's Briefing Notes

The Inspector's Briefing Notes (added 13 February 2015) are available and provide information about the Examination of the Draft Charging Schedules. They are intended to assist with the efficient running of the Examination.

Request to be heard - Statement of Modifications arising from the Examination

As part of the examination of the Draft Charging Schedules, a Statement of Modifications arising from the Examination was prepared. Requests to be heard by the examiner on these modifications closed on Monday 20 April 2015.

Request to be heard - Statement of Further Modifications

As part of the submission of the Draft Charging Schedules, a Statement of Further Modifications was submitted. Requests to be heard by the examiner on these modifications closed on Friday 20 February 2015.

Request to be heard - Statement of Modifications

As part of the submission of the Draft Charging Schedules, a Statement of Modifications was submitted. Requests to be heard by the examiner on these modifications closed on Friday 2 January 2015.

Examination Documents

The submission and other document submitted to the Secretary of State are available in the tables below. They will be updated as the Examination progresses. Hard copies are also available to view at the council offices and civic offices:

Submission Documents

NumberDocumentDateAdded to Examination Library
SD01 Draft Charging Schedules for Christchurch and East Dorset May 2014 5 December 2014
SD02 Statement of Consultation, incorporating the full response schedule on the Draft Charging Schedules December 2014 5 December 2014
SD03

Full set of Representations:

December 2014 5 December 2014
SD04 Statement of Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedules for Christchurch and East Dorset December 2014 5 December 2014
SD05

Statement of Further Consultation, incorporating the full response schedule on the Draft Charging Schedules and Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedules

January 2015 23 January 2015
SD06

Full set of Representations to the Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedule

January 2015 23 January 2015
SD07 Statement of Further Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedules for Christchurch and East Dorset January 2015 23 January 2015
SD08

Christchurch and East Dorset Practice Note

Changes to the way the Councils will be applying Policy LN3 'Provision of Affordable Housing' and Policy KS11 'Transport and Development' in light of the Government guidance on affordable housing and tariff style contributions.

December 2014 27 February 2015
SD09 Status of the Christchurch and East Dorset Practice Note February 2015 27 February 2015
SD10

Full set of Representations to the Further Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedule

February 2015 27 February 2015
SD11

Statement of Further Consultation, incorporating the full response schedule on the Draft Charging Schedules, Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedules and Further Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedules

February 2015 27 February 2015
SD12

Christchurch and East Dorset CIL Charging Areas Map.  Proposed Amendments to Map 5.1 to reflect the Modifications and Further Modifications to the Draft Charging Schedules that identify areas exempt from CIL charging

March 2015 11 March 2015
SD13 Christchurch Borough Council Proposed CIL Rates list - Draft Charging Schedule, as amended by Modifications and Further Modifications March 2015 12 March 2015
SD14 East Dorset Council Proposed CIL Rates list - Draft Charging Schedule, as amended by Modifications and Further Modifications March 2015 12 March 2015
SD15 Non-Strategic Sites Proposed Amendment 17 March 2015 18 March 2015
SD16 Statement of Modifications arising from the Examination to the Draft Charging Schedules for Christchurch and East Dorset March 2015 23 March 2015
SD17 Consolidated Version of the Draft Charging Schedules for Christchurch and East Dorset April 2015 17 April 2015
SD18

Full set of Representations to the Modifications arising from the Examination of the Draft Charging Schedule

April 2015 22 April 2015
SD19 Schedule of the responses received on the Statement of Modifications arising from the Examination of the Draft Charging Schedules April 2015 22 April 2015
SD20 Additional Note from Clemdell Ltd 12 May 2015 15 May 2015

Core Documents

Infrastructure and evidence documents submitted.

NumberDocumentDateAdded to Examination Library
CD01 Christchurch and East Dorset Infrastructure Delivery Plan December 2013 5 December 2014
CD02 Community Infrastructure Levy Statement of Modification: Strategic Sites (Peter Brett Associates) November 2014 5 December 2014
CD03 Community Infrastructure Levy Addendum: Viability Testing at 35% & 40% Affordable Housing, and C2 / C3 Uses. (Peter Brett Associates) December 2014 5 December 2014
CD04 Community Infrastructure Levy Viability Testing. (Peter Brett Associates) June 2013 5 December 2014
CD05

Christchurch New Neighbourhoods Viability Report:

  • Headline Summary & Viability Models - Allotments Retained
  • Base (mid-range dph) Models for Release - Extracts at 25% - 40% affordable
  • North Christchurch Viability Commentary Final Update for release
January 2012 5 December 2014
CD06

East Dorset New Neighbourhoods Viability Report:

  • East Dorset New Neighbourhoods - Viability Overview Report
  • Appendix 1 - Summary of the key outputs
  • Appendix 2 - Site 1: West Parley, Land at East of New Road
  • Appendix 3 - Site 2: West Parley, Land West of Ridgeway
  • Appendix 4 - Site 3: Corfe Mullen, Violet Farm Close
  • Appendix 5 - Site 4: Wimborne North
  • Appendix 6 - Site 5: Wimborne Stone Lane
  • Appendix 7 - Site 6: Wimborne Cuthbury
  • Appendix 8 - Site 7: Wimborne East, Leigh Road
February 2012 5 December 2014
CD07 Community Infrastructure Levy Report Addendum: Viability Update on revised Affordable Housing Thresholds (Peter Brett Associates) January 2015 23 January 2015
CD08

Christchurch and East Dorset Local Plan Part 1 - Core Strategy

April 2014 3 March 2015
CD09

Christchurch and East Dorset Housing and Affordable Housing SPD

April 2014 3 March 2015
CD10

The Dorset Heathlands Planning Framework 2012-2014 SPD

September 2012 3 March 2015
CD11 South East Dorset Transport Contribution Scheme 2 SPD April 2014 3 March 2015
CD12 Statement of Modifications arising from the Examination to the Draft Charging Schedules for Christchurch and East Dorset 18 March 2015 23 March 2015

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