Agenda and decisions

Cabinet Member for Planning Policy & City Development - Thursday, 16th September, 2021 9.30 am

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Proposed Changes to the Scheme of Delegation in respect of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 363 KB

To purpose of this report is 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 reintroduction of amendments to paragraph 53 of the Scheme of Delegation to increase the scale threshold of applications that are reserved for Committee approval from 6 or more dwellings to 10 or more dwellings;

 

(ii)           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

 

(iii)         the amendment of paragraph 50, 53, 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 reintroduction of amendments to paragraph 53 of the Scheme of Delegation to increase the scale threshold of applications that are reserved for Committee approval from 6 or more dwellings to 10 or more dwellings; and

 

(ii)          the amendment of paragraph 53 of the Scheme of Delegation to include the exception for applications for certificates of lawfulness or applications for Prior Notifications or Approvals.