Planning Policy and Regeneration Strategy Committee is a
non-decision making committee of council, convened under Local
Government Act 1972 (as amended). The committee will act within its
terms of reference making recommendations to Cabinet and Council as
Committee will be comprised of 12 Councillors on a Proportional
Representation basis to include the Cabinet Portfolio Holders with
responsibility for Planning; Economic Development; and,
- Be responsible for
developing Council policy with regard to spatial planning and
- Facilitate the
effective delivery of the local plan with the aim of ensuring that
places are developed for people, avoiding over development but
supporting critical economic development through developing policy
proposals as appropriate
- Make recommendations
on the Committee’s preferred options, for formal
consideration by Cabinet or Council as appropriate, in light of the
Council’s stated priorities.
- To consider and
develop documents intended to augment the planning policy basis for
the consideration of planning applications including supplementary
planning guidance, masterplans and development briefs.
- Innovate and challenge the way the Council manages its planning
policy, economic development and regeneration
The Committee shall be
administered by Democratic Services and supported primarily by the
Assistant Director Planning and Economy and the Manager –
Planning Policy and Growth Strategy and other officers as required
depending on the subject matter under consideration.
The committee shall have regard
to the work programme and recommendations from the Budget and
Financial Strategy Committee in order to strengthen the links
between these two groups.