Decision status: Recommendations Approved
The Committee was updated on the recent changes announced to permitted development rights and the Use Classes Order and to provide a brief summary of the proposed planning reforms announced within the Government’s ‘Planning for the Future’ consultation.
The changes provide additional rights for extensions through the right to add additional storeys to buildings and through new rights to redevelop sites without obtaining full planning permission. The Use Classes Order has also been extensively revised to combine a number of classes into a new ‘Class E’.
RESOLVED that authority be delegated to the Interim Head of Planning and Economic Development to submit a response in respect of the Government’s ‘Planning for the Future’ consultation by 29 October 2020 and be distributed to all members three working days prior to the response’s submission, on the understanding that the delegation rest with the Interim Head of Planning and Economic Development.
Publication date: 11/11/2020
Date of decision: 03/09/2020
Decided at meeting: 03/09/2020 - Jobs and Economy Committee