TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 PUBLIC INQUIRY TO BE HELD AS A VIRTUAL EVENTNotice ID: WAR2056353
St Helens Council
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 PUBLIC INQUIRY TO BE HELD AS A VIRTUAL EVENT Opening on 27 April 2021 at 10.00am
REASON FOR INQUIRY
Application for planning permission by Omega St Helens Ltd / T J Morris Ltd referred to the Secretary of State under section 77 of the 1990 Act for Hybrid Planning Application for the following development (major development); (i) Full Planning Permission for the erection of a B8 logistics warehouse, with ancillary offices, associated car parking, infrastructure and landscaping; and (ii) Outline Planning Permission for Manufacturing (B2) and Logistics (B8) development with ancillary offices and associated access infrastructure works at Omega Zone 8, West of Omega South and South of the M62, St Helens.
An Inspector instructed by the Secretary of State will hold an Inquiry opening on the date shown above. The Inquiry will be held as a virtual event run by an Inspector in the normal way, but with the parties invited to join via Microsoft Teams or telephone.
Documents relating to the application can be viewed on the Council website (P/2020/0061/HYBR)
Anyone wishing to attend the inquiry must make that interest known to the Planning Inspectorate Case Officer as soon as possible prior to the Inquiry, either by email or telephone after reading the Inquiry Attendance Information set out below. When contacting the Case Officer, it would be helpful if you could confirm whether you want to take an active part in the proceedings or anticipate attending just as an observer (see below).
Inquiry Attendance Information
Before deciding whether to take an active part in the Inquiry, you need to think carefully about the points you wish to make. All written submissions will be taken into account by the Inspector and re-stating the same points won't add any additional weight to them.
If you feel that taking part in the Inquiry is right for you in whatever capacity, you can participate in a number of ways:
To take part using video, participants will need to have access to Microsoft Teams (via an app or web browser). This link gives further information on how to use this,
. Alternatively you can take part by telephone. Calls would be to an 020 number which will incur charges,https://www.gov.uk/call-charges
If you just wish to observe the event, you should make that clear in your response to the Case Officer.
If you wish to take an active part in the proceedings, please make clear in your response whether you wish only to appear at the Inquiry and make a statement, or whether you would also wish to ask questions on particular topics.
If you want to take an active part but feel unable to for any reason, and/or the points you want to make are not covered in the evidence of others, consider whether someone else could raise them on your behalf
Registered participants in whatever capacity will receive individual joining instructions, providing details of any requirements, guidance and support, whether joining by Teams or telephone.
Planning Inspectorate Reference: APP/H4315/V/20/3265899
Case Officer contact at the Planning Inspectorate: Leanne Palmer Email:
Tel: 0303 444 5471