Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Distribution Planning Document

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Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Distribution Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

As part of the local Plan, a draft SPD on "Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Distribution has been prepared Cheshire West and Chester for consultation between 7 October and 18 November 2016.

The SPD will supplement the Council's existing planning policies and will provide additional detail and guidance for planning applicants and decision makers on how the Council will assess and deal with planning applications relating to onshore oil and gas development. When adopted, the SPD will form part of Cheshire West and Chester Council's Local Development Framework and will be a material consideration for planning applications.

Cheshire West Council would welcome any comments which you may wish to make regarding the SPD.

Comments received between Friday 7 October and Friday 18 November 2016 will be considered by the Council before the document is finalised and adopted.

The SPD can be viewed on the Council website at www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/localplan and paper copies are also available at all Cheshire West and Chester Council customer contact centres and libraries.

Comments can be made online from 9am on Friday 7 October by following the link on our website (you will need to login to submit comments — if you need any assistance with this please contact us by emailing spatialplanning@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk or telephone 01244 973887).

Alternatively we can accept written comments:
by email to spatialplanning@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk or
by post to Planning Policy, Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BE.

All comments must be received by Friday 18 November 2016.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Catherine Morgetroyd
Principal Planner

Planning Policy Team
Places Strategy
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Email: spatialplanning@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Visit: www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Consultation Portal: http://consult.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/portal

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