Milton Keynes Council is inviting representations on its Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017, which sets out the planning strategy for Milton Keynes until 2031 together with site allocations and development management policies.

Consultation will take place over a six week period, commencing on Wednesday 8 November 2017 and ending at 5pm on Wednesday 20 December 2017.

The Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017, Proposed Submission Policies Map Schedule, Sustainability Appraisal, Habitats Regulations Assessment, Statement of Consultation together with a Statement of Representations Procedure, response forms and guidance notes for making a representation can be viewed at MKC’s online consultation portal

or on MKC’s website 

from Wednesday 8 November when the consultation event commences.

Paper copies of the Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017 and the other documents referred to above will also be available to view at a number of inspections points throughout the local area, details of which are set out in the enclosed Statement of Representations Procedure.

An exhibition on the Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017 will be held at the Central Library between 7th and 10th November where you will be able to speak directly to MKC officers.

Making a representation

You can respond online, by post or email but you should complete a response form so that any representation you make can be forwarded to the Planning Inspectorate with the necessary information.

You will need to identify what part of the Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017 you are commenting upon (or Sustainability Appraisal or Habitats Regulations Assessment if you are commenting on these) and use a separate form for each representation you wish to make.

The Inspector will need to know whether or not you consider the plan to be sound and/or legally compliant and, if not, what are the reasons for this. You may find it helpful to refer to the Guidance Notes for Respondents which are available at

If you prefer to submit written representations by email or post, please use the response form which will be available during the consultation period at the inspection points or online or by contacting the Development Plans team.

Representations must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 20 December 2017 either:

MKC cannot accept late representations. Your comments will be made public, although personal details will be redacted and not published.