Decision details

Local Plan Development Management Policies

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Regulation 19 proposed submission plan.




The Executive recommended to Full Council (at its extraordinary meeting on 9 June 2022):

1.     That the Submission Local Plan: Development Management Policies (Appendix 1), together with all relevant associated documentation referred to in Appendix 2 to the report, be approved for submission to the Secretary of State for the purpose of proceeding to and through the Examination in Public process.

2.     That the Lead Councillor with portfolio responsibility for Strategic Planning be authorised, in consultation with the Strategic Services Director, to make such minor alterations to improve the clarity of the submission documents as they may deem necessary.


1.     To enable the Submission Local Plan: Development Management Policies document to be submitted for Examination in Public in line with the adopted Local Development Scheme.

2.     To enable an Inspector to test the plan in terms of its legal compliance and ‘soundness’ which will allow the Council to move a step closer to adopting an up-to-date second part of its Local Plan.

Other options considered and rejected by the Executive:


Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:



Report author: Stuart Harrison

Publication date: 27/05/2022

Date of decision: 26/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 26/05/2022 - Executive

Effective from: 07/06/2022

Accompanying Documents: