Cheshire West and Chester Council
Cheshire West and Chester Council is the local authority of Cheshire West and Chester. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. It provides a full range of local government services including Council Tax billing, libraries, social services, processing planning applications, waste collection and disposal, and it is a local education authority. The council was first elected on 1 May 2008, a year before coming into its legal powers on 1 April 2009.
What to expect
Housing Delivery Test
No consequence within the 2021 Housing Delivery Test.
Up-To-Date Local Plan
The current adopted Local Plans, made Neighbourhood Plans and supplementary planning policy documents are as follows:
Cheshire West and Chester Local Plan (Part One) Strategic Policies – adopted by the Council on 29 January 2015.
Cheshire West and Chester Local Plan (Part Two) Land Allocations and Detailed Policies – adopted by the Council on 18 July 2019.
Customer service at Cheshire West And Chester is acceptable with officers addressing a large backlog of cases as best as possible.
Decision Making Behaviour
Decision making behaviour is good and in line with established practice.
Article 4 Directions
Conversion of dwelling houses to Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO).
Nitrate Effected Areas
None at present
- Heath Croft, Nantwich Road, Tiverton, Chester, CW6 9HN – Conversion of a former agricultural building to a dwelling house (Use Class C3).