Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Cabinet Member for Planning Policy & City Development - Friday, 19th November, 2021 4.30 pm

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Items
No. Item

7.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

8.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest from the members present.

9.

Proposed Changes to the Scheme of Delegation in respect of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 367 KB

The purpose of this report is to seek approvals to amendments to the Scheme of Delegation to ensure the Planning Committee time is utilised efficiently to deal with important, strategic or especially contentious applications as quickly as possible.

 

 

RECOMMENDED That the Cabinet Member approves

 

(i)             the amendment of paragraph 57 of the Scheme of Delegation to raise the threshold for the number of adverse representations needed to require committee consideration from 1 (one) to 3 (three) and remove the requirement for objectors to also request to attend the meeting as a deputation; and

 

(ii)           the amendment of paragraph 50, 54 and 57 of the Scheme of Delegation to include the exception for applications for certificates of lawfulness or applications for Prior Notifications or Approvals.

Decision:

 

DECISION: The Cabinet member for Planning Policy & City DevelopmentAPPROVED:

 

(i)       the amendment of paragraph 57 of the Scheme of Delegation to

raise the threshold for the number of adverse representations

needed to require committee consideration from 1 (one) to 3

(three) and remove the requirement for objectors to also

request to attend the meeting as a deputation; and

 

(ii)      the amendment of paragraph 50, 54 and 57 of the Scheme of

Delegation to include the exception for applications for

certificates of lawfulness or applications for Prior Notifications

or Approvals.

Minutes:

Ian Maguire, Assistant Director, Planning and Economic Growth, introduced the report.

 

Cllr Smyth, opposition spokesperson confirmed that she had no objections to the recommendations.

 

The Cabinet Member for Planning Policy & City Development approved the recommendations.

 

DECISION: The Cabinet member for Planning Policy & City Development APPROVED:

 

(i)       the amendment of paragraph 57 of the Scheme of Delegation to

raise the threshold for the number of adverse representations

needed to require committee consideration from 1 (one) to 3

(three) and remove the requirement for objectors to also

request to attend the meeting as a deputation; and

 

(ii)      the amendment of paragraph 50, 54 and 57 of the Scheme of

Delegation to include the exception for applications for

certificates of lawfulness or applications for Prior Notifications

or Approvals.