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North & West Area Plan Public Inquiry

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Following the publication of the Draft Area Plan for the North and West in June 2022, Cabinet Office gives notice that a Public Inquiry is to be held in accordance with paragraph 4 of Schedule 1 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1999.

The Draft Area Plan for the North and West expands on the broad policies and proposals set out in the Isle of Man Strategic Plan relating them to precise areas of land within Ramsey and Peel, the district of Michael and the parishes of German, Patrick, Jurby, Andreas, Bride, Ballaugh, Lezayre and Garff (Maughold ward only).

The Plan Aims to:

  • Build better communities
  • Support health and well-being goals
  • Support a vibrant economy
  • Protect the environment
  • Support the delivery of 'Our Island Plan'

As part of this ongoing process the Cabinet Office has now published the Public Inquiry Papers (PIP) which will be subject to examination at Public Inquiry. These papers are available to download as well as a list of core documents that helped inform the plan. These papers are also available for inspection at:

Cabinet Office
3rd Floor Government Office
Bucks Road

The Inspector will issue by 19 April 2024 via the Programme Officer full written details of the public inquiry in place of a pre-inquiry meeting. This guidance will include key dates, location of venue(s), procedure for participation in the Inquiry and a Registration Form. This information will be sent to everyone who made a representation during the public consultation on the Draft Plan and it will also be available to download from this web page. Subject to final confirmation the Inquiry is due to open on 16 July 2024.

For further information, you may contact the Programme Officers at or on +44 1624 685204

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