Agenda and draft minutes

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MINUTES pdf icon PDF 70 KB

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The Director of Governance and Assurance submitted the minutes of the meeting held on 3 December 2019 for approval.

 

Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 3 December 2019 be approved.

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MEMBERS CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Members of the Sub Committee were asked whether they had any personal or prejudicial interests in connection with any item on the agenda and if so to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

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Councillor Steve Foulkes declared a personal interest in item 3 of the agenda by virtue of him being a member of the Magenta Living Board.

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Committee Report 7-1-20 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

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Report informed Planning Sub Committee of the Council’s process in respect of preparation of policies for the Emerging Local Plan, which was scheduled for submission to the Secretary of State in November 2020.

 

Appendix 1 Working Draft Green Infrastructure Policies

 

Members of the Sub Committee discussed Policy CS30 – Requirements for Green Infrastructure. Members made suggestions that hedging planted around school buildings in built up areas be encouraged, and that where cross referencing policies; the title of each policy should be included for ease of understanding.

 

Members of the Sub Committee discussed Policy CS31 – Recreational Lands and Buildings. Designation of local green space was discussed in terms of developers having the ability to contribute to recreational spaces. It was suggested that maintenance responsibilities be clarified within the policy. It was agreed that this policy be considered further prior to approval of the final draft Local Plan.

 

Members of the Sub Committee discussed Policy CS32 – Residential Open Space in New Residential Developments, Members suggested clarifications within the policy on the provision of sites.

 

Members of the Sub Committee discussed Policy CS33 – Biodiversity and Geodiversity. Suggestions were made for clarifications to the policy wording and it was agreed that this policy be considered further prior to approval of the final draft Local Plan.

 

The Chair clarified with the Committee the upcoming work program for the next 2 months (February and March).

 

Resolved: That the content of the initial working draft policies; CS30, CS31, CS32 and CS33 set out in Appendix 1, be noted. The report was supported in principle but members requested that the detail of the policy be considered again once the Regulation 18 consultation has been completed.