The Business and Planning Act 2020 – consequences and implementation
Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Purpose of Report: To consider provisions of the recent The
Business and Planning Act 2020, which received Royal Assent on 22
July 2020 with publication by government on 25 July 2020.
The Executive Member is asked to consider the consequences and implementation of The Business and Planning Act 2020 and the implications for the city of York.
This item will now be considered on the 1 September 2020, to allow for time to consider the government's recently issued planning consultation.
1. That The Executive Member refer part one of the report along with the Council’s draft response to the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee (CSMC) for consideration and recommendations and that all Council Members be encouraged to respond to this consultation so that all Members’ contributions are represented.
2. That the Assistant Director for Planning and Public Protection having regard to the views and recommendations of CSMC and all Council Members, be delegated responsibility to submit the Councils response to the consultations referred to in part 1 of this report in consultation with the Executive Member for Finance and Performance and Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning. Particularly where section 106, finance and housing concerns overlap.
3. That the Executive Member noted part two of the report and
confirmed that the Council is required to give significant weight to the ministerial statement in terms of Construction Hours and has limited alternatives to the process that has been taken and that updates are provided to Members on the Planning Portal.
4. That any issues relating to changes in licensing regulations be included in the general review of the emergency Traffic Orders that were introduced in the City Centre. The Executive Member noted the hard work of so many officers to implement the changes so quickly.
To ensure that all Members are consulted and have an opportunity to make recommendations at an early stage which would then be considered and incorporated into the Council’s response to the consultations referred to in part 1 of this report and to ensure that
significant weight be given to the ministerial statement in terms of Construction Hours understanding that there are limited alternatives to the process that has been taken.
Report author: Becky Eades
Publication date: 01/09/2020
Date of decision: 01/09/2020