Examination Library

The Examination Library contains a list of documents submitted for the Examination along with background documents and evidence that have informed the production of the LAPP. It also contains documents relating to the examination, and will be updated as the examination progresses.

Structure of the Examination Library

The Examination Library is in 2 parts.  Part 1 is all the documents that were submitted originally and follows the layout of the main LAPP document, see below.  All documents issued post submission are in the Examination Library: Part 2.  In addition there are all the consultation comments received at both the formal Publication and Revised Publication consultation stages.

Examination Library: Part 1

Core Documents
  • Regulations - Documents required by regulations including the Submission Version LAPP document itself and accompany policies maps (North, South and City Centre also available on the Interactive map)
  • Background Papers - Background Papers produced by the Council in support of specific policies
  • Previous Stages - Documents related to previous statutory stages of the LAPP preparation
Cross-Cutting Local Evidence

Documents that cut across different policy areas (including the Adopted Core Strategy)

National Policy & Guidance

National Policy & Guidance

Non Statutory Stages

Previous non statutory versions of the LAPP and supporting documents

Housing (Including Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople)

Documents related to housing including Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople

Environment, Climate Change, Open Space, Flooding & Green Belt

Documents related to the Environment, Climate Change, Open Space, Flooding & Green Belt

Waste, Minerals, Pollution Control and Telecommunications

Documents related to Waste, Minerals, Pollution Control and Telecommunications

Transport / Managing Travel Demand / Infrastructure / Sites

Documents related to Transport / Managing Travel Demand / Infrastructure / Sites

Retail (City Centre, Pay Day Loans/Betting Shops & Takeaways)

Documents related to Retail and include City Centre, Pay Day Loans/Betting Shops & Hot Food Takeaways

Employment, Economy & Regeneration

Documents related to Employment, Economy & Regeneration 

Historic Environment

Documents related to the Historic Environment

Design and Enhancing Local Identity

Documents related to Design and Enhancing Local Identity

Local Services and Healthy Lifestyles / Community Facilities

Documents related to Local Services and Healthy Lifestyles / Community Facilities

Consultation Comments

Consultation Comments

Consultation Comments received at Publication, Revised Publication and Main Modification Stages.  These are divided by comments received by Organisations and Individuals.  In addition there is a document that shows all individual comments received in plan order.

Examination Library: Part 2

Examination Library: Part 2

The Examination Library: Part 2 sets out the documents, statements and other relevant correspondence issued after the submission of the Nottingham City Local Plan Part 2, LAPP to the Secretary of State on 23 April 2018. This will be updated with all documents issued by the Inspector, Nottingham City Council and other parties throughout the examination process.  These are split into 3 sections. 

  • Section 1: Documents issued by the Inspector
  • Section 2: Documents issued by the Council
  • Section 3: Documents issued by those making Representation to the Plan

To access these documents please click the green banner above.

Matters, Issues & Questions

Matters, Issues & Questions

Details of the Inspector's Matters Issues and Questions


Hard copies of the documents within the Examination Library can also be viewed for inspection at Nottingham City Council, Loxley House, Station Street Nottingham, NG2 3NG.  To ensure that there is an officer available and the documentation is ready it is requested that you either call (0115 876 4594) or email (localplan@nottinghamcity.gov.uk) in advance.