On 30 July 2021, the Greater Norwich Local Plan was formally submitted to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government for independent examination in accordance with Regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended) and Section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended).  


The Core submission documents and the Document library which supports the plan are available from the Evidence base link above.

Appointed Inspectors

Mike Worden BA (Hons) Dip TP MRTPI and Thomas Hatfield BA (Hons) MA MRTPI have been appointed to hold an independent examination of the Greater Norwich Local Plan.  The role of the Inspectors is to carry out an independent assessment of the overall soundness of the Local Plan and that it satisfies the statutory requirements for its preparation.

Appointed Programme Officer

Mrs. Annette Feeney has been appointed as independent Programme Officer.  She will deal with all procedural, administrative and programming matters. The Programme Officer is independent from the Greater Norwich Development Partnership and reports directly to the Planning Inspectors conducting the Greater Norwich Local Plan Examination.  All correspondence or queries relating to the Greater Norwich Local Plan Examination should be directed to the Programme Officer using the contact details below.

Email:  annette.feeney2@norfolk.gov.uk  Tel:  07775 771026. 

Postal Address:  Mrs. Annette Feeney, Programme Officer, c/o Greater Norwich Local Plan Team, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 2DH

Information about the Greater Norwich Local Plan Examination will be posted on the GNLP website.