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Committee details

Planning Committee B

Purpose of committee

Functions of Planning Committee B

 

To approve, with or without conditions, or refuse, applications for planning permission and other related consents other than

applications and other related consents that constitute repeat or

variations involving minor modifications or non-material

amendments under the appropriate legislation in accordance with

the following criteria:

 

a. Outline planning applications for:

i. residential development on sites between

0.5ha and 1ha in area;

ii. non-residential development on sites between

1ha and 1.5ha in area;

 

b. Full detailed or reserved matters applications for:

i. residential development (including

conversions/changes of use) between 10 to

39 dwellings;

ii. non-residential development (including

extensions and changes of use) of between

1,000 and 3,000 square metres gross floor

space.

 

c. Changes of Use for 1.0 hectares and less than 5.0

hectares of land.

 

d. Any application which would otherwise be delegated

to Officers which a Ward Councillor for the site of the application requests should be the subject of consideration by Planning Committee B.

 

The request to bring an application to Planning Committee B must be made in writing to the Corporate Director Place or the Director Environment, Transport and Planning

within the consultation period and include the

planning reason(s) for the request.

 

Any application which would otherwise be “delegated”

to Officers for determination for which the applicant

is:-

 

i. a serving Councillor of the City Council or the

spouse/partner of a Councillor;

 

ii any Chief Officer or senior manager, or the

spouse/partner of such an employee;

 

iii Any staff member within the Development and

Regeneration Planning and Environment

department/s, or the spouse/partner of such

an Officer, or Officer who has been actively

involved planning negotiations or the

spouse/partner of such an Officer.

 

f. Applications submitted by or on behalf of the Council

for its own developments except for the approval of

“Minor” or “Other” category developments to which no

objection has been received.

 

g. Any application that the Corporate Director Place or

the Director Environment, Transport and Planning

considers should be presented to the Planning Area

Sub-Committee for decision.

 

To enter into, renew, modify or revoke agreements and

undertakings under Section 106 of the Town and Country

Planning Act 1990 (as amended) in respect of proposed

developments which fall within the scope of Planning Committee

B to determine unless in the opinion of the Corporate Director

Place or the Director Environment, Transport and Planning it

constitutes a minor modification.

Membership

 

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