Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider a report on a White Paper consultation on future changes to the planning system, entitled ‘Planning for the Future’ and to seek approval to the broad approach to the response from the Council.
On the 08 August 2020, the Government announced a consultation on a White Paper entitled ‘Planning for the Future’. This consultation includes twenty-four proposals for significant overhaul of the planning system, grouped within three ‘pillars’;
· Pillar One – Planning for Development
· Pillar Two – Planning for beautiful and sustainable places
· Pillar Three – Planning for infrastructure and connected places
The report will provide an overview of the proposals within the consultation, and an indication of how it is proposed that the Council will respond.
RESOLVED that, having considered the content of the report, the Executive:-
(a) approves the suggested approach to the Council’s response; and
(b) delegates authority for the final consultation response to the Director of Planning and Regeneration, following consultation with the Executive Member for Planning and Development.
Report author: Gayle Wootton
Publication date: 14/10/2020
Date of decision: 12/10/2020
Decided at meeting: 12/10/2020 - Executive
Effective from: 24/10/2020