Decision Maker: Executive Member for Council Strategy and Community Cohesion
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek amendments to the governance
arrangements for the discharge of decsions in relation to
facilitating the neighbourhood Planning Process as set out in Table
A at Appendix 1 to the report approved by the Leader on the 10
i. the proposed amendments set out at paragraphs 4.6 - 4.7 of the Director of Corporate Services’ report to the Neighbourhood Planning decision making process set out in the original Table A, Appendix 1, of the Arrangements For The Exercise Of Powers Relating To The Neighbourhood Planning Process report approved by the Leader of the Council on the 3 September 2015 appended at Appendix A of the Director of Corporate Services’ report be approved.
ii. the substitution of the original Table A, Appendix 1to the Arrangements For The Exercise Of Powers Relating To The Neighbourhood Planning Process Report, approved by the Leader of the Council on the 3 September 2015 with the Revised Table A, Appendix B, of the Director of Corporate Services’ report to reflect the guidance provided by advisers at the Department for Communities and Local Government (“DCLG”) and other required improvements to the Neighbourhood Planning Process identified from a recent review of the process be approved
To amend the governance arrangements for various aspects of the Neighbourhood Planning decision making arrangements approved by the Leader on the 3 September 2015, to incorporate the guidance recently received by the Department for Communities and Local Government (“DCLG”) and other necessary updating amendments required to streamline the Neighbourhood Planning process.
The arrangements set out in paragraphs 4.6 - 4.7 and the Revised Table A, Appendix B, of the Director of Corporate Services’ report continue to reserve the majority of the decisions relating to the Neighbourhood Planning process to the Executive Member for Planning and Transport (or Executive where appropriate) whilst affording the Chief Officer: Planning and Transport sufficient powers to administer and facilitate the Neighbourhood Planning process within Bracknell Forest Council.
None. The report recommendations reflect legislative requirements.
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Financial Impact: None
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Member for Council Strategy and Community Cohesion
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Rachel McKoy, Assistant Borough Solicitor (Planning) Email: email@example.com.
Publication date: 26/02/2016
Date of decision: 26/02/2016
Effective from: 05/03/2016