Agenda and minutes
Cabinet Member for Development Management and Licensing - Decision Making meetings - Friday, 21st October, 2022 10.00 am
Neighbourhood Planning: Regulation 15 Decision for the Fairford Neighbourhood Development Plan PDF 82 KB
This report asks the Cabinet Member for Development Management and Licensing to consider whether a Neighbourhood Plan submitted by Fairford Town Council meets the legal criteria necessary to progress to public consultation, and subsequent independent examination.
Reporting Officer: Joseph Walker (01285 623146)
DATE OF DECISION: NO EARLIER THAN 21 OCTOBER 2022
DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS: NOON ON 20 OCTOBER 2022
Note: Any Member who wishes to comment on an item is requested to send those
comments (preferably by e-mail) to the Reporting Officer, copied to Democratic
Services, by the deadline identified.
Any comments received will be reported to the Decision-Maker prior to the decision(s) being taken.
Notification of Decision of the Cabinet Member for Development Management and Licensing
Present: Councillor Juliet Layton
Officers: Joseph Walker – Community Partnership Officer, Caleb Harris- Democratic Services.
1. Neighbourhood Planning: Regulation 15 Decision for the Fairford Neighbourhood Development Plan
The officer opened the meeting by providing a summary of the report and its recommendations to the Cabinet Member.
It was noted that no comments had been received on the report by Democratic Services or the officer.
The officer provided an overview of the report and whether the standards of the documents were adequate to continue the process.
It was therefore noted that this was a technical report on assessing the plans against the legal criteria.
Fairford Town Council had submitted a portfolio of documents including the Neighbourhood Development Plan and other supporting documents which were included in the document pack.
It was highlighted that a strategic environmental assessment and a habitat assessment had been done by officers.
The Cabinet Member commented that she was happy with the report and with the assessment made by officers.
It was noted that the consultation will open on 1st November once the call-in period closes and this consultation would be open until the 13th December
The Cabinet Member considered the recommendations of the officer and resolved to accept recommendations a) and b) of the report.
Reason for Decision of the Cabinet Member for Development Management and Licensing
The Cabinet Member was happy with the decision set out as this was a comprehensive report which fulfils necessary legal requirements in relation to Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012.
Tel: 01285 623146
Date of Publication: 21st October 2022
Closing Date for Call-In: 31st October 2022 (5.00pm)
Action Embargoed until: 1st November 2022