44 Local Plan 2020-2040: 'Creating Quality Places - Site Options' - Draft Plan Consultation PDF 380 KB
The Executive Member for Planning presented the report that resolved to publish the Draft Local Plan (Part 2) 2020-2040 and its associated documents for public consultation. He thanked officers for the work that they had put into this Local Plan consultation and recognised the contribution of the members of the Local Plan Working Group. He proposed an amendment to recommendation 3 to add in “delegated authority be granted to the Head of Place and Commercial Services and the Executive Member for Planning”. This was agreed by the Executive.
During discussion Members raised the issue of the high housing numbers imposed on the council by Central Government and the need for low cost affordable housing in the district.
(1) The consultation the ‘Draft Local Plan (Part 2) 2020-2040: Creating Quality Places – Site Options’ and associated documents (a – c below), be published and to be made available for an eight week period of public consultation in accordance with the Statement of Community Involvement 2019 (and 2020 update):-
A. Strategic Environmental Assessment/Sustainability Appraisal Stage B (Appendix B);
B. Habitat Regulations Assessment Screening (Appendix C);
C. Consultation Statement (Appendix D);
(2) Make a ‘Call for Gypsy and Traveller Sites’ alongside the Draft Local Plan consultation; and
(3) Delegated authority be granted to the Head of Place and Commercial Services and the Executive Member for Planning to make minor amendments to the above documents and associated mapping in preparation for publication.