Notice of Submission of the Publication Places for Everyone Joint
Development Plan Document to the Secretary of State for Levelling
Up, Housing and Communities

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The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Regulation 22(3) of the Town and Country
Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, that the GMCA on behalf of
Bolton Council, Bury Council, Manchester City Council, Oldham Council, Rochdale
Council, Salford City Council, Tameside Council, Trafford Council, and Wigan
Council, has submitted the Places for Everyone Joint Development Plan Document
to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on Monday 14
February 2022.
The Places for Everyone submission documents are available to view on the GMCA
website: https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/what-we-do/planning-andhousing/places-for-everyone/submission-documents
The submission documents include:
• Publication Places for Everyone Joint Development Plan Document – Bolton,
Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford, and
Wigan
• Sustainability Appraisal Reports
• Policies Map
• A Regulation 20 Consultation Statement: this includes details of the number of
representations made under regulation 20 and the main issues raised in those
representations Copies of the representations made in accordance with regulation 20
• Supporting documents as in the opinion of the local planning authority are
relevant to the preparation of the local plan

Duty to Co-operate Statement and Log of Collaboration
• Statement of Common Ground
The documents can also be viewed online in local libraries.

The documents are made available in line with the Town and Country Planning
(Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 and the requirements of each district’s
Statement of Community Involvement (SCI). Please contact the individual local
authority for specific local arrangements.
What happens next
The Places for Everyone Joint Development Plan Document will now be subject to
an independent examination to be conducted by the Planning Inspectorate. This
process begins from the date of submission until receipt of the appointed Planning
Inspectors Report. The Planning Inspectorate have published guidance about the
examination process which may be of interest:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/examining-local-plans-proceduralpractice
Once details of the examination process are confirmed they will be advertised and
made available online on the GMCA website: https://www.greatermanchesterca.gov.uk/what-we-do/planning-and-housing/places-for-everyone/