Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
(Report of Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health)
Consideration was given to the Borough Council’s response to the Government’s ‘Freight, Logistics and the Planning System: Call for Evidence’ consultation. A proposed response to be submitted by the deadline of 6 October was set out at Annex 1.
The consultation sought views of the efficacy of local plans and planning policies in relation to planning for freight and logistics. Questions were also posed in relation to engagement between these sectors and local planning authorities and the decision making process.
Following consideration by the Housing and Planning Scrutiny Select Committee and having regard to the comments made by Members, the Cabinet Member for Planning resolved that:
(1) the proposed response to the Freight and Logistics Call for Evidence, as set out at Annex 1, be approved and submitted by 6 October; and
(2) authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health, in liaison with Cabinet Member for Planning, to approve any necessary further minor changes to the consultation response that might be required for reasons of clarity or presentation.
Publication date: 05/10/2023
Date of decision: 26/09/2023
Decided at meeting: 26/09/2023 - Housing and Planning Scrutiny Select Committee
Effective from: 06/10/2023