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North & West Area Plan Public Inquiry

Sunrise Ramsey

Registration to Participate has now closed.

The date for submission of Written Representations has been extended until 5pm Friday 28 June.

The Inspector has issued his Notes for Guidance INSP.2. This guidance includes key dates, location of venues, procedure for participation in the Inquiry, provisional schedule of matters and issues and a Registration Form. This information has be sent to everyone who made a representation during the public consultation on the Draft Plan and is available to download from this page. 

The documents to be examined at the Inquiry including the proposed changes to the Draft Plan (Public Inquiry Papers) and the Draft Plan as published in 2022 (Core Documents) can be viewed in the Document Library.

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

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


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